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British Man Dies In Sri Lanka After Accidentally Hitting Pedestrian And Having A Heart Attack

| by Dominic Kelly

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.

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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.