Woman arrested in crash that killed SF educator

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco police say they arrested a 70-year-old woman in a collision that killed a San Francisco teacher Wednesday morning.

Police say Susan Vennarucci was arrested for running a red light and vehicular manslaughter.

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A San Francisco educator was hit and killed this week. Now his family and community are fighting to ensure this never happens near their school again.





According to investigators, Vennarucci was driving westbound on Union Street when she drove through the intersection of Union and Franklin, against a red light, hitting and killing Andrew Zieman

Zieman, a 30-year-old San Francisco native worked as a para-educator at Sherman Elementary, his alma mater.

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Just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, around the start of school, a car hit and killed a paraeducator outside Sherman Elementary in San Francisco.



A friend and fellow musician talked to ABC7 about Zieman on Friday at a memorial outside the school.

"Andrew was deeply loved by everybody. I had known him for 15 years. We make music together. We were in a group called City Zoo," said Oscar Cuadra, a friend and fellow musician.

Grief counselors were at Sherman elementary as students returned for the first time since Wednesday's accident.

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