Woman helping with flat tire killed on I-95
A Florida woman who stopped to help a relative with a flat tire died when struck by an SUV along Interstate 95 near Kenly Tuesday evening, state troopers said.Posted — Updated
Trooper Jack Thorpe said the family was traveling in two vehicles to New Jersey and stopped for a flat tire at mile marker 105 shortly before 9 p.m.
He said that a dog escaped from one of the vehicles and ran into the median. Jo Ann Torlish-Corby, 56, of Kississimme, Fla., chased after the dog and caught it in the median.
Crossing the interstate again, Torlish-Corby was struck by a 2005 GMV Envoy driven Jeremy Wilkins, 20, of Selma. She and the dog were killed.
Troopers said they found no violations by Wilkins and do not plan to file charges.
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