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Monday, November 3, 2014

One Pedestrian Killed, Another Clinging to Life in Separate Collisions

Posted By on Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 12:16 PM

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A 42-year-old man is clinging to life after he was injured in a hit-and-run collision in the Tenderloin early this morning. 

According to police, the man was at Eddy and Larkin streets just before 1 a.m. when he was seen "exchanging words" with a driver in an older model white four-door Nissan. The driver then struck the pedestrian and fled the scene, says Officer Gordon Shyy. 
The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a life-threatening head injury. 

The incident was initially reported as an assault with a deadly weapon, but police are now investigating it as a felony hit and run, Shyy says.  

It was the second pedestrian hit by a car this weekend. On Saturday at about 9:30 p.m., 21-year-old Arman Lester, was killed while riding his skateboard when a driver hit him at Third and Cargo streets. It was initially being investigated as a hit-and-run since the driver did not immediately pull over. However, the driver later told police he had taken a right on Cargo Street and pulled over while waiting for police to arrive.

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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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