Teen killed after being struck by garbage truck

A teen has been killed after being hit by a garbage truck in Letcher County.

Authorities say the 16-year old died following the accident early Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the teen was coming out of Paradise Pizza on Highway 15 in the Isom community on a moped when he ran out in front of the garbage truck and was run over.

Officials tell us the boy was not wearing a helmet.

School was called off in Letcher County today because of the weather.

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