Transcript for Syracuse men's basketball coach hits, kills man with his car
The legendary coach of the Syracuse men's basketball team the 43 years Jim day I'm hitting and killing a man. Last night and essential New York inner state Syracuse police detectives are talking to people involved in the crash and gathering facts but at this point. The district attorney Bonnie died accounting tells me flat out this appears to be an accident at this point in the investigation the victim. There's a man from Syracuse 61 year old Jorge Gimenez. Who was outside of his disabled vehicle having just moments earlier crash into a guardrail. On the icy road that's on daytime drove by were told he tried to avoid the disabled car but hip. And killed Jimenez authorities say behind was only a few hours beyond his game last night at the Carrier Dome is cooperating with the investigation. He left the scene and went to police headquarters. Where drugs nor alcohol were detected in his system no drugs no alcohol according to police detectives I am heartbroken. That a member of her community died as a result of last night's accident that coach tells news channel nine. Julian I extend our deepest sympathies and who men as family out of respect for those involved I will not be providing further comment. Pat this time from Syracuse this is hander Donovan and you're watching ABC news life.
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