George Zimmerman Is Rescuing People from Car Accidents Now

Dashiell Bennett
The Atlantic Wire
George Zimmerman Is Rescuing People from Car Accidents Now

Even though he is supposedly in hiding since being acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman reportedly showed up on the site of auto accident and pulled the driver from an overturned truck. Police in Sanford where Zimmerman lives and where Martin was killed, didn't provide any details about how the crash happened or what Zimmerman was doing there at the time, but "pulled an individual from a truck that had rolled over" last week, according to ABC News.

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During his murder trial, Zimmerman was famously accused of having a "hero complex," which may have prompted his interest in police work and the neighborhood watch. (Prosecutors called him a "wannbe cop" who was rejected when trying to apply to a police officer.) Investigators suggested in an FBI report that he may have followed Martin that fateful night, not because he was racist, but simply because he was looking to catch someone in the act of a crime and stop them. Now just days after a jury found him not guilty of being a vigilante, he finally found a real way to become a hero.