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Monday, September 23, 2013

James Tartt Identified as Man Killed in San Francisco Car Crash

Posted By on Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 8:23 AM

click to enlarge James Tartt was pronounced dead at the hospital.
  • James Tartt was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Medical authorities identified the man who was killed in a solo car crash Saturday night in San Francisco as 68-year-old James Tartt.

Tartt was killed just after 10 p.m. when the car he was in crashed into the wall on Interstate 80 at the Fifth Street off-ramp. When officers arrived, Tartt was not breathing. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to Bay City News.

Two other people in the car were injured, however as of Sunday evening police did not know their condition.

The California Highway Patrol blocked off the Fifth Street off-ramp along I-80 for about an hour while investigators cleared the scene.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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