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911 callers describe woman on 10 Feeway before CHP officer struck her
911 callers describe woman on 10 Feeway before CHP officer struck her

At least eight people called 911 on the evening of July 1, saying a woman was walking along the shoulder of the 10 Freeway and acting erratically. "She has no shoes on," one caller said. "She's just standing there with her arms in the air," another said. A California Highway Patrol officer was called to the La Brea Avenue exit, the agency said, to help the woman -- identified by her attorneys as Marlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old grandmother. That officer was later videotaped punching Pinnock as she lay on the ground. The video, which was posted on YouTube and aired repeatedly on television, has prompted outrage, calls for criminal charges against the officer and an investigation by...

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