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Good Samaritan: ‘I was doing the right thing, and it turned out bad for me’

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— Jacob McCoy felt he needed to help out when he came upon a a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 early Sunday. But he never expected he would become a crime victim.

“I was just doing the right thing, so I thought, and it turned out bad for me,” McCoy said Monday.

The crash occurred at about 2 a.m. on westbound Interstate 40 near the Airport Boulevard exit. Juan Martinez was pinned behind the steering wheel of his Honda Accord, which had been hit from behind by a Mercedes SUV, authorities said.

“He was bleeding pretty bad. His legs were crushed pretty bad. I was just helping him out until the ambulance got there,” McCoy said.

Then he noticed his Chrysler 200 was missing.


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Hero Doctor Who Was Shot While Stopping an Attack on Woman Speaks Out: ‘I’d Do the Same Thing Again’

When Peter Gold saw a man dragging a woman by the hair toward his vehicle around 4 a.m. on Nov. 20, 2015, in New Orleans, he didn’t think. He just reacted.

“I said to myself, ‘This isn’t right,’ ” Gold, 27, tells PEOPLE, speaking out Tuesday for the first time about the incident.

“The next thing I knew I was out of the car and yelling at the guy, ‘Leave this girl alone! Get away from her!’ ” Gold recalls.

The man, later identified as Euric Cain, turned to Gold and demanded money, he says.

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“I didn’t have any cash on me, so I offered him my cell phone, saying, ‘Take whatever you want. Just leave this girl alone and get out of here,’

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/hero-doctor-who-was-shot-while-stopping-an-attack-on-woman-speaks-out-id-do-the-same-thing-again/