UPDATE (12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March, 8, 2023): Kentucky State Police say a pedestrian has died after a crash in Floyd County on Monday.

According to KSP, the crash happened around 8:10 p.m. Monday, March 6 on U.S. 23 in the Ivel community of Floyd County. Troopers say a pedestrian, identified as James Boyd, 65, of Garrett, walked in front of an oncoming vehicle and was struck.

KSP says Boyd was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Troopers say an accident reconstructionist is leading the investigation into the crash.

FLOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — A helicopter was called for help with medical treatment after a crash on US-23 in Floyd County.

According to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened in front of the Alpike Hotel in the Ivel area of Floyd County.

Deputies say the southbound lanes were closed to clean up the crash, but all lanes of US-23 had to be closed for the helicopter to land.