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Police say man who stopped to help driver in Dane County died after falling from overpass

DEFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Police say a man who stopped along a Dane County highway to help a driver involved in a crash died when he fell from the overpass to a road below.

DeForest police say the 25-year-old Monona man was trying to help a motorist who had struck several guardrails on Highway 51 Saturday about 9 p.m. before coming to a stop in a traffic lane. The driver was arrested for drunken driving.

The Good Samaritan was taken to a hospital after falling from the overpass and died a few hours later.

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