Just weeks after a Las Vegas man survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, authorities say he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Nevada.
Roy McClellan, 52, was walking along a roadway in Pahrump, about 60 miles west of Las Vegas, on Nov. 17 when he was hit by a Chevrolet Camaro, CNN reported citing the Nevada Highway Patrol.
McClellan’s wife, Denise, said she and her husband had attended the Route 91 Harvest music festival on Oct. 1 and witnessed a gunman fatally shoot 58 people and wound more than 500 others.
Instead of running like the driver that killed him did, Denise McClellan said her husband helped transport victims of the shooting to a hospital, an act that left him needing therapy to recover from.
“I don’t understand why he wasn’t taken at the shooting, but a month later he was taken this way,” she told local station KSNV, while sharing suspicions that the driver that hit him was under the influence.
“He bailed and left my husband laying there in the street. [My husband] doesn’t deserve that,” Denise McClellan added. “I hope my husband found peace and he’s safe now.”
A car believed to be involved in the incident has been located and criminal charges against its driver are pending, KSNV reported.
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Source: Huffington Post