Jesse Plouvier accused of running over, killing accident victim he initially stopped to help

Vehicular homicide allegations don't get much more bizarre than the one aimed at 21-year-old Jess Plouvier.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office believes Plouvier is responsible for the death of Ian Saj, 33. However, a separate accident involving Saj and two friends preceded the fatal one -- and it appears that Plouvier initially pulled over and offered to help before an altercation spiraled into tragedy. Get the specifics of this tangled tale below.

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