A good Samaritan was killed trying to help a motorcycle crash victim in Sardis City Alabama last Thursday, March 23.
When 41-year-old Stacey Louise Cook witness a motorcycle accident near the Beverages First Super Store on Highway 431 in Sardis City near the Boaz city limits shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday she left the store and rushed out to help.
According to the report, two motorcycles were traveling southbound when a vehicle heding northbound crossed the median and turned in front of the motorcycles.
One of the motorcyclists missed the vehicle, but the second, driven by 24-year-old Trent Colton Wilson of Boaz, hit the bike. Wilson later died of his injuries.
"In an attempt to pull him out of the lane of traffic, she was struck by a third vehicle, which was a Dodge Ram pickup driven by a white male. The pickup truck hit the motorcycle, the motorcycle driver again, and the female, causing death to the female," said Sardis City Police Chief James Harp.
The driver of the vehicle who struck and killed Cook then fled the scene, but was located the following day and arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.