Ruskin man killed trying to help others involved in accident

RUSKIN, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that happened late Saturday night on Mirabay Boulevard and U.S. Highway 41.

Chad Ries, 32, had parked on the shoulder of the road and gotten out of his car to assist two people involved in a crash.

As Ries got out of his car to help the others, an F-150 truck driven by Angel Hernandez, 22, slammed into Ries and his car.

He suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

He did have a passenger in the car who was uninjured.

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