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Roy McClellan was in the crowd during the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting in October, but after surviving the massacre, a hit-and-run accident has taken his life.

McClellan reportedly was hitchhiking on Nov. 17 – a few weeks after gunman Stephen Paddock killed more than 50 people at the Route 91 Harvest festival – when he died, but the details surrounding his death are still unclear.

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McClellan’s wife, Denise, told KSNV: “I’m angry. I’m angry. I feel that [the driver] was under the influence of something or drunk and didn’t want to get caught, so he bailed and left my husband laying there in the street. He doesn’t deserve that.”

McClellan had recalled the Vegas massacre, saying, “It was just ear-piercing. I was like, 'Oh my gosh, what is that noise?' This is horrible.”

His wife said the memories of the shooting were “really messing with his head.” She told KSNV: “This isn’t what I wanted for him. I don’t understand why he wasn’t taken at the shooting, but a month later he was taken this way,” adding, “I hope my husband found peace and he’s safe now.”

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This isn’t the first time that a survivor of the Las Vegas shooting has died; in late October, a couple who were in the crowd at the shooting died in a car crash.

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