Crime And Law

Coroner IDs man fatally struck by vehicle in Dayton; Second car hit, injured Good Samaritan

DAYTON — One man hit by a vehicle early Wednesday has died and a person who was trying to help the man was hit by a second vehicle, according to a Dayton Police crash report.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified the victim Thursday afternoon as Terrence C. Bass, 28, of Dayton.

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Bass was crossing Cornell Drive at Fotip Lane when he was hit about 1:22 a.m. The vehicle reportedly dragged him about 100 feet.

A second crash report indicates that the Good Samaritan was hit by a second vehicle at the same location about a minute later as he was trying to help Bass. That vehicle also ran over Bass, the crash report indicated.

The second man was taken to a hospital with suspected serious injuries.

The accident remains under investigation. There have been no updates from police about a possible suspect or suspects or the make of the vehicles.

News Center 7 is working to learn more. We will update this developing report.

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