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George Zimmerman Emerged From Hiding for Truck Crash Rescue
ABC News ^ | July 22, 2013 | Matt Gutman and Alexis Shaw

Posted on 07/22/2013 9:49:57 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

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.

The acquittal prompted dozens of protests across the country this past weekend and his lawyers have said that Zimmerman has been the subject of death threats. His lawyers said Zimmerman has been wearing a bullet-proof vest when he ventures out in public.

Zimmerman's parents told ABC News' Barbara Walters they too have received death threats and have been unable to return to their home.

"We have had an enormous amount of death threats. George's legal counsel has had death threats, the police chief of Sanford, many people have had death threats," Zimmerman's father, Robert Zimmerman said."'Everyone with Georgie's DNA should be killed' -- just every kind of horrible thing you can imagine."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; blackrage; florida; georgezimmerman; gerstle; holder; overturnedtruck; rescue; trayvon; trayvonmartin; truckaccident; zimmerman
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1 posted on 07/22/2013 9:49:58 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

He was the cause of it!

/Stuff MSNBC Will Say


2 posted on 07/22/2013 9:51:58 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Uncle Chip

This will make people hate him more.


3 posted on 07/22/2013 9:52:20 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: Uncle Chip

He truly is a good man. And Lord, I am thankful that try as they might, they have not driven that from him.

Dear Lord, please keep watch.
Tatt


4 posted on 07/22/2013 9:52:28 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Uncle Chip

Either Sanford FL is a ‘bermuda triangle’ of incidents waiting to happen, or Zimmerman is a magnet for bad incidents waiting to happen.


5 posted on 07/22/2013 9:52:37 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Uncle Chip

Just one more example of what a terrible dirt bag this guy is, unlike the innocent child he killed.

(I would have gone on with the sarcasm, but I found that to write any further in that line of thought would require that at least half of my brain be removed.)


6 posted on 07/22/2013 9:53:00 AM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: Uncle Chip

Would love to hear from the truck driver.


7 posted on 07/22/2013 9:53:20 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Uncle Chip

Did the police shake his hand? Was the crash victim black? This heroic act says a lot about Zimmerman.


8 posted on 07/22/2013 9:53:23 AM PDT by usual suspect
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To: hoosiermama; kristinn; maggief; SWAMPSNIPER; SeminoleCounty; SoFloFreeper; don-o; Nervous Tick; ...

ping


9 posted on 07/22/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Once again, George emerges as one of the “good guys”. Wow, did the media and the ruling elite ever pick wrong for someone to be tagged as a monster.


10 posted on 07/22/2013 9:53:51 AM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: Uncle Chip

There’s a lesson in this about doing the right thing in spite of rabid hatred.


11 posted on 07/22/2013 9:54:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Uncle Chip

Trayvon would have pulled the guy from the truck while feeling for his wallet.


12 posted on 07/22/2013 9:54:08 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Uncle Chip
pulled an individual from a truck that had rolled over

A clearer example of the racial hatred that exists in his black heart could never be! (/liberal)

13 posted on 07/22/2013 9:54:57 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Uncle Chip

It was obviously a racist incident.


14 posted on 07/22/2013 9:55:05 AM PDT by struggle
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To: freeangel
Would love to hear from the truck driver.

Betcha he was black.

5.56mm

15 posted on 07/22/2013 9:55:10 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Uncle Chip
George , watch your 'six' .
SIEU and "Defenders of ... " Pro-protestors will now be covering that neighborhood
to locate and 'execute justice for Tray*(tradeMark)'.
16 posted on 07/22/2013 9:55:37 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: VanDeKoik
MSNBC.... Zimmerman caught trying to stuff black child under overturned truck
17 posted on 07/22/2013 9:55:59 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Uncle Chip

Didn’t ABC ask the color of the person GZ rescued?


18 posted on 07/22/2013 9:56:19 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Uncle Chip

And not a single one of those death threats will be investigated


19 posted on 07/22/2013 9:56:19 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Uncle Chip

What color was the truck?


20 posted on 07/22/2013 9:56:52 AM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Uncle Chip
Imho, Mr. Zimmerman and his family should go to Peru for two years.

5.56mm

21 posted on 07/22/2013 9:57:14 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: House Atreides
Wow, did the media and the ruling elite ever pick wrong for someone to be tagged as a monster

Yes, it was a grave miscalculation on their part and to recover somewhat from their gaffe, they had to create a new classification of human beings, the "white hispanic." They really picked the wrong incident to promote their leftist, anti-gun, pro-race-war agenda.

22 posted on 07/22/2013 9:57:15 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: Uncle Chip

James Gordon Jr.: Batman? Batman! Why’s he running dad?
Lt. James Gordon: Because we have to chase him.
Cop: Okay we’re going in! Go, go! Move!
James Gordon Jr.: He didn’t do anything wrong.
Lt. James Gordon: Because he’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we’ll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he’s not our hero. He’s a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A Dark Knight.


23 posted on 07/22/2013 9:57:56 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Uncle Chip

Now this is an interesting twist.

Zimmerman just does not make a very good bad guy at all.


24 posted on 07/22/2013 9:57:58 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: LibFreeUSA

Nope. Sanford is just Sanford. Which is enough. A lot of central Florida is also there or getting there. Heck, a lot of the country.


25 posted on 07/22/2013 9:57:59 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Uncle Chip

He probably only saved the guy because he was white. If he’d been black, Zimmerman would have shot him. /sarc


26 posted on 07/22/2013 9:58:03 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Uncle Chip

I’m letting the DOJ email tip line know right away. This could be key to their investigation!


27 posted on 07/22/2013 9:58:24 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Uncle Chip

I’d be very interested in knowing whether the truck driver was black. If so, the “media” will claim Zimmerman caused the accident because he likes to profile blacks.


28 posted on 07/22/2013 9:58:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: thesearethetimes...

You could go years before having to make the decision whether to intervene in such an accident. No coincidence IMO. God will allow those to see what they need to see. /hardendhearts


29 posted on 07/22/2013 9:59:20 AM PDT by IFly4Him
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To: M Kehoe

At a minimum, however, his wife still has the trumped up charge of perjury to deal with.


30 posted on 07/22/2013 9:59:24 AM PDT by sport
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To: Uncle Chip

I wonder if the crash victim was an anti-Zimmerman protester who took one look at Zimmerman and thought he’d died and gone to hell. LOL


31 posted on 07/22/2013 9:59:49 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Uncle Chip

Good thing Holder held his gun. /sarc


32 posted on 07/22/2013 10:00:01 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Salvey

One of the interesting things about the Duke Lacrosse case was that those kids really were the children of the rich, and the **** really did come down on the DA’s head and on Duke University like a ton of bricks.


33 posted on 07/22/2013 10:01:06 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: Uncle Chip
The acquittal prompted dozens of protests across the country this past weekend and his lawyers have said that Zimmerman has been the subject of death threats. His lawyers said Zimmerman has been wearing a bullet-proof vest when he ventures out in public.
Zimmerman's parents told ABC News' Barbara Walters they too have received death threats and have been unable to return to their home.
"We have had an enormous amount of death threats. George's legal counsel has had death threats, the police chief of Sanford, many people have had death threats," Zimmerman's father, Robert Zimmerman said."'Everyone with Georgie's DNA should be killed' -- just every kind of horrible thing you can imagine."

 

While I'm not surprised the level of black racism and hatred has reached this point, I am surprised ABC is reporting it. Didn't these reporters get the memo? ALL black on white violent incidents are to be ignored.

34 posted on 07/22/2013 10:01:25 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: M Kehoe

George Zimmerman, unlike those who , both on and off this forum, is a decent human being. For those after his scalp, I can’t say the same. I will go to my grave regretting my vote for Rick Scott and Pam Bondi.


35 posted on 07/22/2013 10:01:50 AM PDT by sport
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To: IFly4Him

“”God will allow those to see what they need to see.””

Beautifully said, FRiend.

Thank You Lord.


36 posted on 07/22/2013 10:02:44 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: House Atreides

Tagged as a monster? Kind of like what they did to Sarah Palin.


37 posted on 07/22/2013 10:03:38 AM PDT by SuzyQueIN
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To: House Atreides
Once again, George emerges as one of the “good guys”. Wow, did the media and the ruling elite ever pick wrong for someone to be tagged as a monster.

It is the fifth-column media who are the evil monsters, and among them are the talking heads of ABCCBSNBCCNN... (Yeah, you too, Lester!)

38 posted on 07/22/2013 10:03:48 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: sport
Hi.

...his wife still has the trumped up charge of perjury to deal with.

Misdemeanor or felony? Misdemeanor no problem, felony you need the court's blessing...so to speak.

5.56mm

39 posted on 07/22/2013 10:03:57 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: varmintman
Not one of those kids' parents, nor all their parents combined, were wealthy enough to make a difference.

What made the difference was Duke University - and specifically the alumni letting Duke know they were not happy.

40 posted on 07/22/2013 10:04:02 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: ScottinVA
I’d be very interested in knowing whether the truck driver was black...

It's enough for the left if the truck was black.... clearly, GZ is the guy to profile the truck. And, if the truck had a hoodie...

41 posted on 07/22/2013 10:04:04 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Uncle Chip; waterhill; ixtl
The crash occurred at the intersection of I-4 and route 417, police said. The crash site is less than a mile from where he shot Martin.

I'm thinking George might want to consider another 'neighborhood' to live in. I can't believe he was not a thousand miles away by now. Wow!

42 posted on 07/22/2013 10:04:35 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: Uncle Chip

What an A-hole.... He SHOULDA just stayed in his truck! /s


43 posted on 07/22/2013 10:04:39 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in governm<p>ent. If any were, business would hire them f)
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To: Uncle Chip

See how Providence intervenes?

If Zimmerman hadn’t shot Martin that night, he wouldn’t be in hiding now, which means he likely wouldn’t have been on the scene for that truck driver.. which means the driver might’ve died.

So.. Trayvon Martin’s death served a purpose.


44 posted on 07/22/2013 10:05:18 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Maybe DoJ should investigate whether GZ made the truck roll over....


45 posted on 07/22/2013 10:05:20 AM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: House Atreides; All

In other news:

NAACP Seminole chapter to hold town hall meeting on Zimmerman verdict tonight

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/seminole/os-trayvon-martin-naacp-seminole-meeting-20130722,0,7572054.story

The Seminole County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold a town hall meeting tonight at Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Sanford to give the public an opportunity to discuss the George Zimmerman trial and verdict.

Turner Clayton, president of the NAACP’s Seminole County branch, said the verdict was not fair and definitely not impartial.

The NAACP branch is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to file civil-rights charges against Zimmerman.

Tonight’s town hall meeting will begin at 7 at 1203 Olive Ave. in Sanford’s historic Goldsboro community.


46 posted on 07/22/2013 10:05:25 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: ScottinVA
I’d be very interested in knowing whether the truck driver was black.

I wondered the same thing.... If he was, we'll NEVER hear about it.

47 posted on 07/22/2013 10:07:02 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in governm<p>ent. If any were, business would hire them f)
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To: Yardstick
Zim needs to get in touch with the Dos Equis people.

~I don't always pull victims from overturned vehicles the week after being acquitted for murder in a nationally televised case. But when I do...~

48 posted on 07/22/2013 10:07:04 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Uncle Chip

This happened last week. Amazing that it wasn’t reported/admitted until now.


49 posted on 07/22/2013 10:07:22 AM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Uncle Chip

LOL what if it’s a black guy he pulled out, the blast zone at MSNBC will cover three states


50 posted on 07/22/2013 10:07:45 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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