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Good Samaritan gets electrocuted after trying to save victim of car crash

By Mason White 12:42 PM March 1, 2016
Rory Nason, Ashley Pingree and their children 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A good Samaritan died after trying to help the victim of a car crash, police in California said.

Cabazon police said that 30-year-old Rory Nason, was driving his car with his fiancee, Ashley Pingree, when he spotted a disabled car that crashed into a power line.

Nason stopped his car and went to help the car crash victim.

According to the police investigation, no one was injured in the car crash and the owner of the vehicle was not there. When Nason tried to open the door, he was electrocuted as the car touched downed power lines.

Pingree burned her arms and face while trying to pull Nason away from the car. Officers of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, arrived at the scene and tried to rescue Nason.

However, Nason succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene. Nason left behind his fiancee and three children.