A British man living in Sri Lanka is dead after accidentally hitting a pedestrian with his car, rushing to help the injured man, and having a heart attack on the scene.
According to reports, 65-year-old Nicolas Allen Thorn was driving through Puttalam when he accidentally hit a pedestrian. He immediately stopped, got out of the vehicle, and attempted to help the man he hit. Upon seeing him, however, Thorn had a fatal heart attack.
Both Thorn and the pedestrian were rushed to the hospital, but sadly, Thorn was pronounced dead. The accident victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Thorn had been living and working in Sri Lanka for some time before his death.