Teen dies in Knox County after struck by 2 vehicles

A 14-year-old boy was killed after he was struck by two vehicles near Barbourville, Kentucky State Police said Friday.

Shane Curtis Smith was trying to run across the southbound lanes of U.S. 25E about 2.5 miles north of Barbourville about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

He was struck by the passenger side of a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt and thrown into the emergency lane where a 2002 Monte Carlo trying to avoid the accident struck the teen.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County coroner's office.