George Zimmerman Pulled a Family From an Overturned Truck

George Zimmerman has been in relative hiding since he was handed a not guilty verdict nine days ago, but

ABC News reports

the world's most controversial self-appointed neighborhood watchman was spotted last week pulling a family from a flipped SUV on I-4 in Sanford.

Sanford Police Department Capt. Jim McAuliffe confirms Zimmerman pulled a family from a truck after it was involved in a crash last week near the intersection of I-4 and Route 417. The crash involved only one vehicle, but a family of two parents and two children was inside the Ford Explorer when it flipped.

The incident happened less than a mile from where Zimmerman shot and killed Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin.

In fact, the father whom Zimmerman helped knew his face.

"George Zimmerman pulled me out," he told firefighters when they arrived on the scene, according to Fox News.

No injuries were reported.

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