A Henry County police officer assisting a stranded motorist died Monday night after being a struck by a hit-and-run driver. The officer, whose name was not released, was assisting a motorist on North Henry Boulevard, near the Starlite skate center in Stockbridge, around 6:40 p.m., according to Sgt. Joey Smith with the Henry County Police Department. Another motorist also stopped to help, and the officer and second motorist were both struck by a truck that kept going, according to police.
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