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Pocatello man killed while trying to flag down help on road

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 21, 2020

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho — Police said a Pocatello man was hit and killed while he was trying to flag down help on Interstate 15 late Sunday night.

The Idaho State Police said 24-year-old Andrew Delacruz was involved in a rollover crash on the Old Malad Highway. After the crash, he climbed up a hill to Interstate 15 where he tried to flag down help.

The state police agency says Delacruz was in the middle of the lanes when he was struck by a 2009 Ford Flex driven by 33-year-old Chad Miller of Salt Lake City.

Neither Miller nor his two passengers were seriously hurt, according to the Idaho State Police, but Delacruz succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The collision remains under investigation.

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