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Corbin pedestrian dies after being hit by truck

From The News Journal -

A Corbin man was killed late Wednesday night when he was hit by a pickup truck on U.S. 25E near Ohler Road.


Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the name of the victim could not yet be released as officers were still attempting to contact the family.


Law enforcement and first responders were called to the scene near the Knox/Laurel County line at approximately 10:25 p.m.


The 26-year-old male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. “It appears he just stepped out into the road,” Wilson said of the victim.


The man was struck by a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 31 year old Joshua Cawood of Gray.


West Knox Fire Department and Knox County EMS also responded to the scene.

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