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Former sheriff injured when train hits truck

A former sheriff is in critical condition at UK Hospital, after a train hit his truck.

It happened off Highway 1787, in the Roundstone community of Rockcastle County, Sunday afternoon.

Police say former Rockcastle County Sheriff, Shirley Smith, was crossing the tracks when the train hit him.

He was flown to UK.

Police say he was on his way to feed cattle, when the accident happened.


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