A 19-year-old good Samaratan was hit by a van at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday while helping another motorist pull an injured deer off Walnut Street, Stoneboro Police Chief James DiMaria said.

The van struck Chaz Wentworth of Grove City, inflicting head injuries, He was taken to Grove City Medical Center by ambulance, DiMaria said.

“The van came up over the hill,” DiMaria said. “It hit him and launched him 40 feet.”

Wentworth was in fair condition Tuesday night, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Lena Pompelia, 24, of Sandy Lake was driving the van, DiMaria said. The accident is still under investigation.

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