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George Zimmerman

Crash Victims Were WHITE

7/22/2013 2:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The family that George Zimmerman rescued from an overturned SUV in Florida last week is white ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ.

According to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the two adults who were pulled out of their overturned SUV on July 17 were described as a white male and a white female.

The report states that the SUV was traveling toward an off-ramp on State Road 417 when the driver lost control ... causing the vehicle to "go off road and roll over."

As we previously reported, two men responded to the accident and helped pull the family to safety -- one of the rescuers was George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin.

Officials say there were 4 passengers inside the SUV at the time of the wreck -- 2 parents and 2 children.

TMZ has also obtained the 911 calls placed by witnesses moments after the crash, detailing the accident. Take a listen.

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91.

Dee    

Yesterday I saw 5 pigs flying in a UFO...smh

427 days ago
92.

Justin    

How much did Zimmerman's lawyer pay that stunt double family to get in a wreck so Zimm could rescue them?!

427 days ago
93.

Rachel    

You have GOT to be kidding me. I have been a TMZ follower for a while and have felt that you guys are pretty decent and fair and funny. This is none of the above. How many opportunities does one get in life to save anyone?? Regardless of color? The jury has spoken. Please be decent enough to leave race out of something to which it does NOT belong.

427 days ago
94.

Dee    

99.9% sure he didn't save a black family, this BS was staged! It probably wasn't even GZ. You people fall for anything. ?.smh

427 days ago
95.

nikki6    

Please tell me WHY we needed to know the family was white? Like that is it, that's the story, the family were whites? This race baiting has to stop

427 days ago
96.

hollywoodspotlitecom    

The media is the instigator of all the racist crap.

427 days ago
97.

dl    

way to perpetuate the race issue....seriously???!?!?!?!

427 days ago
98.

Lucky Lucy    

So????? Who cares if they were "WHITE"? A family was aided by some good samaritans. TMZ (and all other media outlets) stop trying to inflame the race issue. Stimulating debate is fine but causing division for profit is not OK. Glad the family made it out.

427 days ago
99.

tamtam    

He would have shot them if they were Black.

427 days ago
100.

Bell    

TMZ is a little racist. What difference does it make if they were white? This is trying to stir the pot and dig up trouble where none existed.

427 days ago
101.

John    

Way to race bait TMZ!!! What the hell does it matter if they were white?!

427 days ago
102.

Ric    

WTF??!! what is the matter with TMZ? Why TMZ keeps on politicizing this?

427 days ago
103.

marbles    

He's still no Mother Theresa.

427 days ago
104.

Nobrows    

So you're inferring that he would have let a black family lay in the road and just driven on? Don't be so stupid.

427 days ago
105.

nevermore    

This man wants to be a public hero soooo bad. I predict it will be his undoing some day.

427 days ago
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