- Associated Press - Monday, February 17, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police in southern Nevada say a man was struck by a car and killed while trying to help an accident victim on a highway near Laughlin.

The Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/1ftzL9D ) reports a 72-year-old man stopped to give aid to the driver of an overturned vehicle when the accident happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday on Needles Highway.

Police say witnesses and evidence indicate that the man was crossing the highway when a vehicle struck him.

The victim was flown to University Medical Center in Las Vegas where he died.

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Information from: Las Vegas Sun, http://www.lasvegassun.com

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