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GOOD SAMARITAN KILLED ON EVANS HIGHWAY

A traffic investigation is under way into the death of a would-be good Samaritan, Luis O. Feliz, 52, whose car collided with another on the Melvin Evans Highway Friday night when he made a sudden left turn.
Police said Feliz, driving a 1998 Hyundai Excel, apparently crossed the left lane and struck a Ford Ranger pickup truck. Feliz was attempting to get onto the left shoulder, according to police, to assist a motorist who was stranded there with a flat tire.
The stranded driver was returning with a spare tire when the accident happened, said traffic commander Lt. William Harvey.
He said Feliz was a native of the Dominican Republic who lived in Estate Glynn.
Harvey said the initial investigation showed that alcohol did not play a role in the accident. Speeding tests will be done on the two vehicles involved.
Feliz died at the scene, Harvey said.

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