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Officials: Zimmerman helped 4 out of wrecked SUV

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Updated: 7/22/2013 6:09 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say George Zimmerman helped rescue four people from an overturned vehicle last week, just days after he was cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Seminole County Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Cannaday said in a statement Monday that deputies responding to the wreck found Zimmerman and another man had already helped the couple and their two children out of the flipped SUV.

The sheriff's office report says Zimmerman spoke with a deputy at the scene and then left. Zimmerman did not see the crash happen.

Zimmerman had been charged with second-degree murder in the 17-year-old's death. His acquittal prompted rallies nationwide calling for a civil rights probe, and the case has sparked debate about race and self-defense laws.

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wishmistress - 7/23/2013 3:32 AM
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Those who are accustomed to helping others continue to do so no matter what life throws at them. Good for him.

Realchange - 7/22/2013 7:48 PM
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LA had riots going on at the same time so this article only got coverage as side footnote. We got thugs in Jax going around killing clerks. Seems they might be afraid to take on men that might be armed with a weapon to fight back. The real Travyon Martin into constant pot smoking, doing purple drank as they call it. Suspended from school for multiple fights, caught with stolen jewelry, trying to buy street hand guns, bragging about making snitches bled and more. Obama's own rebellious criminal son who he wholeheartedly endorses.

nativejax - 7/22/2013 7:14 PM
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it wouldn't have mattered if he helped OBama and his kids out of that overturned vehicle...all OBama's followers are to racist to believe it.
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