20-year-old Paris Powell Arrested for Crash on Geneva Avenue, Killing Fred Robino
San Francisco, CA (August 17, 2020) - On Saturday, 63-year-old Fred Robino died. Meanwhile, five others sustained injuries in a crash on Geneva Avenue and Prague Street.
The incident took place before 8 p.m. near the Crocker-Amazon playground.
San Francisco Police Department Officer Robert Rueca said officers were chasing a vehicle believed to be driven by people suspected of armed robbery.
Subsequently, the chase began downtown, but authorities eventually lost track of the target vehicle.
Later on, SF police received a report of a vehicle crash in which one bystander died.
Moreover, first responders took those injured in the accident to the hospital.
Authorities later arrested 20-year-old Paris Powell in connection to the crime.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sincere condolences to the loved ones of Fred Robino.
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