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Monday, October 7, 2013

Emitt Jackson Identified as Man Killed After Being Pinned Between Two Cars

Posted By on Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 7:11 AM

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Medical authorities say it was 68-year-old Emitt Jackson who was killed on Friday after a driver hit him, pinning him against two parked cars.

Officer Albie Esparza says at about 3 p.m., Jackson, a Martinez resident, was standing between two parked cars as he unloaded stuff from a vehicle on Pacific Avenue and Polk Street. A truck that was behind him suddenly accelerated, pinning Jackson between the two parked cars.

Jackson suffered serious trauma and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he later died, Esparza said.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene and has been cooperating with police. However, officers still don't known why the driver accelerated, nor have they confirmed that the driver and victim had been working together.

Police say it's too early to determine whether an arrest will be made.

If you witnessed this incident or have any information about it, please call the SFPD at 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at start of message.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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