A 48-year-old Moncton man was killed by a vehicle in Bouctouche on Wednesday while trying to assist another motorist.
The fatal collision occurred on Highway 11, say RCMP.
The man was struck by a moving vehicle after he had pulled over and stepped out of his vehicle to assist someone who was having mechanical problems, Cpl. Daniel Melanson stated in a release.
The victim died at the scene.
His name is not being released until his family has been notified, said Melanson.
The investigation continues, according to the RCMP.