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April 16, 2014

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Good Samaritan hit, killed trying to help crash victim

A car hit and killed a 72-year-old man who had been trying to help a driver of an overturned vehicle Sunday near Laughlin.

Metro Police received reports at 5:46 p.m. of a vehicle rollover on Needles Highway. Two minutes later, a car hit a man attempting to help the driver, police said.

Witnesses and evidence indicate that the man was crossing Needles Highway when a vehicle struck him, police said. He was airlifted to University Medical Center, where he died, police said.

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