Officer hits sunbather with police vehicle

A sunbather was hit by a police vehicle yesterday in Long Beach.

Long Beach police officer Paul DeMarco was driving an SUV when he hit a man lying on a lounge chair.

Forty-three-year-old Marshall Starkman sustained a fractured back and ribs and is in serious condition.

Police believe DeMarco may not have seen Starkman because people on the beach were yelling about a swimmer in distress.

Officials: Police SUV hits sunbather in Long Beach

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