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Good Samaritan killed while helping crash victim

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IOWA COUNTY (KWWL) -

Iowa State troopers say a Good Samaritan is dead, after they were hit while trying help the driver of an over-turned semi.

Authorities were called to Interstate 80 early Sunday morning after Destom Kidane, 37, of Tyler, Texas flipped his semi.

Moments later, Stanislow Gruzka, 43, of Plainfield, Illinois got out of the vehicle he was riding in to try and help.

When Gruszka went back to the vehicle to call for help, they were hit by another driver.

That second collision also caused two drivers to collide.

Both of those drivers and Gruszka were taken to Iowa City for treatment, but Gruszka died from his injuries.

Please stay with KWWL as we continue to follow this story.

If you want to review the full crash report and see the names of all people involved, you can click here.

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