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