Man assisting motorist on interstate dies after falling from overpass

HOPEWELL TWP, Pa. — Timothy Baclit, 41, was pronounced dead after he fell from an overpass on Interstate 376 when he stopped to assist a motorist, police said.

The incident happened around 1:10 a.m. on Dec. 5 on I-376 westbound at Bryson Road in Hopewell Township.

A car crashed into the guide rail and two drivers stopped to check on the driver who crashed, police said.

Baclit suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead when police found him at the bottom of the hillside.

The incident is still under investigation.