Good Samaritan hit, killed by car after helping stranded driver
Published: Dec. 23, 2022 at 10:24 AM CST
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/Gray News) – A man in Kentucky died while helping a stranded driver on the highway around 6:45 p.m. Thursday.
According to the coroner, 75-year-old George Lucas was driving on U.S. 27 when he spotted a car on the side of the road.
The driver had run out of gas.
Lucas pulled over to help push that person’s car to a nearby gas station to get fuel.
The 75-year-old was hit by a car as he was walking back to his vehicle.
Lucas died at the scene, the coroner said.
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