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Driver charged with DWI after good Samaritan killed

State troopers have charged a man with DWI after a good Samaritan was killed trying to help a woman whose truck broke down in Burke County on Wednesday night.


Deputies said 42-year-old Lorrine Vaughn’s truck broke down on N.C. 18 South around 10:30 p.m.


Neighbors told Channel 9 the impact was so loud that they had to come out of their homes to see what had happened.

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