Pocatello man killed while trying to flag down help on road

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police say 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 says 24-year-old Andrew Delacruz was involved in a rollover crash on the Old Malad Highway on Saturday. 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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This story has been updated to show the collision happened Sunday.

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