Man hit, killed on I-285 helping stranded driver

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A man was struck and killed trying to help a stranger on Interstate 285 late Monday night. 

The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. near Spaghetti Junction in the westbound lanes near the I-85 south ramp. 

DeKalb County police said 36-year-old Jeffery Skerritt stopped to help a stranded driver. According to police, while Skerritt was out of his car, several other cars hit him. 

The drivers who struck Skerritt stayed at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.