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Missouri executes man for killing good Samaritan motorist in 1994

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(Reuters) - Missouri on Wednesday executed a man convicted of killing a motorist who had stopped on a highway to help him and two others whose car had broken down in 1994.

Allen Nicklasson, 41, was pronounced dead at 10:52 p.m. Central Time at a state prison in Missouri, a spokesman for the Missouri Department of Corrections said.

(Reporting by Eric M. Johnson; Writing by Brendan O'Brien; Editing by Philip Barbara)

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