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Driver backs up, rolls over sleeping man
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/24/12 | Ellen Huet

Posted on 10/24/2012 4:11:34 PM PDT by SmithL

SAN FRANCISCO -- A woman backing out of her garage in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood drove over and killed a man sleeping outside her home, police said Wednesday.

The man was sleeping on the ground outside the 28-year-old woman's garage on Third Street near Bryant Street at 7 a.m. Tuesday when she backed out in her sedan and rolled over him, . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: homelessindustry; sanfranciscovalues
Only in San Francisco
1 posted on 10/24/2012 4:11:36 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

A helluva way to start your day.


2 posted on 10/24/2012 4:17:17 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: SmithL

I don’t recommend parking yourself in someone else’s driveway.


3 posted on 10/24/2012 4:20:01 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Try highlighting the text in the post.)
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To: SmithL
He shouldn't have been sleeping on the damn driveway.

But she should have paid some attention. "I didn't know there was somebody behind me!" is NOT a valid excuse for running somebody over.

4 posted on 10/24/2012 4:28:46 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard
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To: SmithL

I frankly don’t understand how that would instantly kill someone.

She didn’t knock him down, or hit him at a high rate of speed.

A ton rolled over him, and I can believe injuries and even death if no medical care was given, but instant death? Doesn’t sound likely to me.


5 posted on 10/24/2012 4:29:58 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

“I didn’t know there was somebody behind me!” is NOT a valid excuse for running somebody over. “

I think it can be. You enter your garage from your house, back up slowly, looking in your rear view and over your shoulder -

if you can’t see a person lying there I don’t think that is your fault. Standing there, yes, it’s your fault.


6 posted on 10/24/2012 4:31:16 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: SmithL

Another bump in the road of the Obama recovery...


7 posted on 10/24/2012 4:37:07 PM PDT by pierrem15 (Claudius: "Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.")
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To: pierrem15

LOL!!!


8 posted on 10/24/2012 4:40:00 PM PDT by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: pierrem15

Patrick Moran will assist the deceased with voting for 0bama.


9 posted on 10/24/2012 4:44:28 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: pierrem15

more like obozo just got an additional vote


10 posted on 10/24/2012 4:46:54 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents. -- moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: SmithL

Perhaps the taxpayer funded homeless kits should now include orange vests and flags.


11 posted on 10/24/2012 4:48:51 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SmithL

San Francisco is said to be very liberal in their policies n the homeless.

Arguably, those liberal policies, which in part allow these people to sleep and do anything else in public, are part of why he was run over. Probably there is nothing you can do to get rid of sleeping homeless off of your driveway in that city.


12 posted on 10/24/2012 4:50:56 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Persevero

This happened to my brother years ago. He got in his car after leaving the bar. The car parked in front of him backed out, and he pulled forward to drive through the now open parking spot.

Trouble was, some other college kid had passed out in between the two cars, and my brother drove over his leg or something. (Luckily he had a small car). My brother called an ambulance, etc. I imagine my brother’s insurance covered the medical bills. The passed-out kid tried to sue my brother for pain and suffering, etc., but nothing came of it.


13 posted on 10/24/2012 4:51:23 PM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: skeeter

“A helluva way to start your day.”

Or end it, depending on your point of view.


14 posted on 10/24/2012 4:52:33 PM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: Persevero
I frankly don’t understand how that would instantly kill someone.

Imagine a cantaloupe under a tire. Think head injuries.

15 posted on 10/24/2012 4:56:38 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: SmithL

In New York they get compacted in dumpsters.


16 posted on 10/24/2012 5:00:06 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: Persevero

I wonder what an autopsy would show as to actual cause of death.


17 posted on 10/24/2012 5:01:53 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Probably there is nothing you can do to get rid of sleeping homeless off of your driveway in that city.

Ahem, I believe this lady has disproved that.

18 posted on 10/24/2012 5:27:39 PM PDT by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: Persevero
A ton rolled over him, and I can believe injuries and even death if no medical care was given, but instant death? Doesn’t sound likely to me.

Visualize a tube of toothpaste.

19 posted on 10/24/2012 5:40:19 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: SmithL
These bums think they own everything in SF. They sleep where the please, relieve themselves where they please, throw trash and hazardous waste where they please, lay around parks naked with children present, and assault citizens that refuse agressive panhandling.

The worthless city union government won't touch 'em, but are constantly after the producing citizens for "pay toll" revenue schemes.

We otta open season and put a bounty on 'em.

20 posted on 10/24/2012 5:46:53 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: eartrumpet; E. Pluribus Unum

“Think head injuries. “ yes, that makes sense. I was thinking like limbs and torso.


21 posted on 10/24/2012 6:24:45 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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