US tourist run over in Puerto Rico after graffiti incident

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Police in Puerto Rico say a 27-year-old tourist from Kentucky has died after being hit by a car while running away from a graffiti mural he was painting.

Police say Jonathan Brown of Louisville was spray-painting a mural along one of the busiest highways in San Juan he noticed a patrol car nearby and fled. Authorities say he was run over as he tried to cross a street near the Baldorioty de Castro highway.

Officials in the U.S. territory say the accident occurred Monday night.

 

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