Stopped motorist killed; son, good Samaritan injured


CLIMAX SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say a pickup truck has struck and killed a Missouri motorist as he stood outside his stopped vehicle and seriously injured the man’s son and another good Samaritan as they tried to help. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White said the crash happened Wednesday night after 67-year-old Phillip Johnston pulled over along a Camden County highway for an unknown reason. His son, who was traveling in the same direction, and another driver stopped. The three were outside their vehicles when the truck hit them, killing Johnston.

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