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Monday, September 30, 2013

Jennie Zhu: Cops Release Name and Photo of Speeding Driver Accused of Killing Teen

Posted By on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 9:29 AM

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San Francisco police say it was 58-year-old Jennie Zhu who allegedly plowed down a minivan last Friday, killing 16-year-old Kevin San and critically injuring his mother and sister.

Zhu was booked into San Francisco County Jail Friday and charged with vehicular manslaughter and two traffic infractions. She was quickly released on $300,000 bail.

Police say Zhu was driving a Mercedes at a high-rate of speed, possibly 80 mph, for several blocks before hitting the minivan, sending it airborne on Gough and Pine streets. The van rolled over, killing San instantly. San was a Lincoln High School student where he was a member of the ROTC drum corps.

Grief counselors will be at the high school today assisting students and teachers.

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