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Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:45 PM

George Zimmerman Emerged From Hiding for Truck Crash Rescue (not a joke)

http://abcnews.go.com/US/george-zimmerman-emerged-hiding-truck-crash-rescue/story?id=19735432

George Zimmerman, who has been in hiding since he was acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, emerged to help rescue someone who was trapped in an overturned truck, police said today.

Sanford Police Department Capt. Jim McAuliffe told ABC News that Zimmerman "pulled an individual from a truck that had rolled over" at the intersection of a Florida highway last week. Florida Highway Patrol is now handling the case, McAuliffe said.

The crash occurred at the intersection of I-4 and route 417, police said.

It's the first known sighting of Zimmerman since he left the courtroom following his acquittal last week on murder charges for the death of Martin. Zimmerman, 29, shot and killed Martin, 17, in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26, 2012. The jury determined that Zimmerman shot Martin in self-defense.
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Reply George Zimmerman Emerged From Hiding for Truck Crash Rescue (not a joke) (Original post)
Cooley Hurd Jul 2013 OP
datasuspect Jul 2013 #1
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #2
malaise Jul 2013 #3
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #4
Jenoch Jul 2013 #39
sofa king Jul 2013 #69
Incitatus Jul 2013 #91
Jenoch Jul 2013 #94
spin Jul 2013 #12
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #15
spin Jul 2013 #21
Pelican Jul 2013 #44
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #46
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #52
raccoon Jul 2013 #86
valerief Jul 2013 #16
AsahinaKimi Jul 2013 #19
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #22
AsahinaKimi Jul 2013 #23
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #26
AsahinaKimi Jul 2013 #41
anneboleyn Jul 2013 #35
FarPoint Dec 2013 #101
targetpractice Jul 2013 #5
bravenak Jul 2013 #6
City Lights Jul 2013 #8
CatWoman Jul 2013 #11
justiceischeap Jul 2013 #7
grasswire Jul 2013 #9
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #51
anneboleyn Jul 2013 #66
libodem Jul 2013 #10
RandiFan1290 Jul 2013 #13
Control-Z Jul 2013 #14
onehandle Jul 2013 #17
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #18
unapatriciated Jul 2013 #25
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #48
madaboutharry Jul 2013 #30
madashelltoo Jul 2013 #53
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #61
Control-Z Jul 2013 #76
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #77
Control-Z Jul 2013 #79
Zoeisright Jul 2013 #59
Dawson Leery Jul 2013 #73
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okieinpain Jul 2013 #24
HoosierRadical Jul 2013 #27
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hrmjustin Jul 2013 #36
NoGOPZone Jul 2013 #40
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NoOneMan Jul 2013 #34
cigsandcoffee Jul 2013 #37
noiretextatique Jul 2013 #56
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uponit7771 Jul 2013 #67
avaistheone1 Jul 2013 #49
cigsandcoffee Jul 2013 #75
Rex Jul 2013 #81
anneboleyn Jul 2013 #60
NoOneMan Jul 2013 #64
pintobean Jul 2013 #42
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CatWoman Jul 2013 #50
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Zoeisright Jul 2013 #58
KansDem Jul 2013 #65
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sofa king Jul 2013 #71
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Rex Jul 2013 #80
UglyGreed Jul 2013 #82
CakeGrrl Jul 2013 #83
Bettie Jul 2013 #85
Jenoch Jul 2013 #87
Generic Other Jul 2013 #92
Incitatus Jul 2013 #93
LucyGucy Jul 2013 #95
Jawja Jul 2013 #98
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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:46 PM

1. i guess hollywood will give him a reality show too

 

maybe him and steven segal can drive police tanks to break up cockfights on A&E

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:46 PM

2. This is PR BULL!

Lets see if the Zimmerman trolls believe this.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:47 PM

3. Ding ding we have a winner

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Response to malaise (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:48 PM

4. I can't wait to see if our resident Zimmerman trolls believe this.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:20 PM

39. Do you believe ABC is in on it?

 

I'm no fan of Zimmerman, but there are several news sources that seem to have the story.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/george-zimmerman-emerged-hiding-truck-crash-rescue/story?id=19735432

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Response to Jenoch (Reply #39)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:57 PM

69. ABC does not have reliable fact checkers.

It was ABC that "confirmed" and subsequently reported the spurious names of the Asiana Air pilots who crashed in San Francisco.

http://americablog.com/2013/07/local-tv-news-reports-as-real-fake-joke-names-for-asiana-crash-pilots.html

And then there is this, which requires no comment:



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Response to Jenoch (Reply #39)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 05:12 PM

91. I believe ABC was not there.

And apparently no one with a camera was there. Funny since most people have a camera/camera phone with them these days. It would also be pretty stupid for Zimmerman to be driving around Sanford just 3 days after the verdict. But then again, I don't think he tends to make intelligent decisions so who knows.

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Response to Incitatus (Reply #91)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 05:26 PM

94. It is my impression

 

that no media outlet was at the scene. It is being reported on all kinds of news sources, but there is not much information about it. What I have read is that there was a roll-over with no injuries. The driver said Zimmerman pulled him out of the vehicle. After the cops got there, Zimmerman left. I am guessing that the driver told enough people that rumors started to spread around town until some media outlet broke the story. I'm no Zimmerman supporter, but it seems legitimate to me. It's not really that big of a deal.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:53 PM

12. I will wait for further details. ...

It is possible that the story is true. It is also hard to believe that such an incident would happen at this point in Zimmerman's life.

Still it is largely irrelevant to what happened when the Zimmerman/Martin incident went down.

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Response to spin (Reply #12)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:55 PM

15. I am sorry but I just feel it is a Murdock PR move.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:01 PM

21. That is quite possible. (n/t)

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:23 PM

44. What if Murdock hired a stunt man to go out and flip his truck...

 

... and coordinated w/ O'Mara to have Zimmerman be conveniently "driving by?" All with a support staff and EMT standing by in the bushes maybe?

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Response to Pelican (Reply #44)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:24 PM

46. You believe this BULL?

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Response to Pelican (Reply #44)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:36 PM

52. It looks like this happened by his house so it was not impossible to stage.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 04:27 PM

86. +1000. nt

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:55 PM

16. Agreed! nt

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:59 PM

19. Ya think there might be a comic book?

The Adventures of Zimmer MAN!

GAWD..I hope not.

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #19)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:02 PM

22. Fox would publish it.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #22)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:03 PM

23. Or produce it as a TV SERIES...

its about their speed.

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #23)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:05 PM

26. Or a reality show.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:20 PM

41. Followed by a giant Hollywood type movie...

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:16 PM

35. Yeah, it is rather a coincidence isn't it. Georgie Porgy is a HERO so soon after the trial?

He certainly seems to have good timing (sarcasm)

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 5, 2013, 07:29 AM

101. If true.....

He probably is carrying an emergency radio for police and fire.

This dude needs some serious medication and group therapy.

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:48 PM

5. He probably caused the accident...

...just to be the hero.

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Response to targetpractice (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:50 PM

6. Yep.

You took the words right out of my mouth.

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Response to targetpractice (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:50 PM

8. Haha, that was my first thought.

Guess I've watched too many episodes of Criminal Minds.

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:50 PM

7. He just can't seem to help himself, can he?

First, he acts as a cop wannabe to gun down Martin and then he steps out of hiding to rescue someone. He's definitely got a hero complex.

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 12:51 PM

9. B.S.

And the Sanford PD is helping to rehabilitate him?

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Response to grasswire (Reply #9)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:36 PM

51. What a coinkydink! Notice they waited a week to inform the media...

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Response to avaistheone1 (Reply #51)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:52 PM

66. Yeah. Long after any witnesses could talk? I'd love to hear from the "rescued" gentleman

as to what happened exactly and when...and why was this reported so much later than the incident? Rather odd given Georgy's high profile.

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