Boy hit while riding bike laid to rest

A Perry County boy, hit while riding his bicycle earlier this week, was laid to rest this afternoon.

Family and friends gathered at the Engle-Walker Funeral Home in Hazard to remember four year old Jaxson Connor Hughes.

Police led the procession through Main St. in tribute to the boy and his father, who is a CVE officer.

Hughes was riding his bike at his home on Laurel Drive on Wednesday night when he was hit.

He died at a local hospital.

Police say no charges are planned at this time.

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