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Marine corporal, 23, is hit and killed by a car after she stopped to help victims from a crash on South Carolina highway Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle, 23, of Colorado Springs, Colorado died Friday after she was hit by a car on U.S. 17 near Jenkins Road in Beaufort County, South Carolina Emergency responders pronounced her dead at the scene Lilleyfogle was a non-commissioned officer and leader with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina The fatal crash is still being investigated. No charges have been filed

By Chauncey Alcorn For

Published: 07:06 BST, 16 October 2019 | Updated: 07:38 BST, 16 October 2019


A marine was killed by an oncoming car on a South Carolina highway Friday night after going out of her way to help someone involved in a previous auto accident.

Marine Corporal Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle, 23, of Colorado Springs, Colorado spotted a crash victim on U.S. 17 near Jenkins Road in northern Beaufort County around 7.30pm, and pulled her own vehicle over to assist.

Moments later, a 1998 Ford Taurus traveling south on the highway with three people inside struck her. 

She was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency responders arrived.

'[She] had stepped out of her vehicle and was walking toward the

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