'Zombies' terrorize deaf family at Comic-Con march

Lyndsay and Don Smith have their photo taken next to a man dressed as a zombie at a booth for

Lyndsay and Don Smith have their photo taken next to a man dressed as a zombie at a booth for "The Walking Dead" during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California July 25, 2014. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

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It was, as the cliché goes, something straight out of a movie.

A group of the undead taking part in a "zombie walk" outside the Comic-Con convention in San Diego on Saturday terrorized a deaf family partway through their march.

San Diego police say a "deaf family with small children" was in a car at an intersection waiting for the marchers to pass by, and began to slowly inch forward because the children were afraid of the marchers.

Police say several marchers surrounded the car and began pounding on it. Some jumped on the vehicle, and the windshield was shattered.

"The family was scared so the father drove forward again trying to get away from the angry crowd," police spokesman David Stafford told the L.A. Times.

A 64-year-old woman was hit by the car and fell underneath the vehicle, police said. Members of the crowd chased the car as it moved forward until the driver spotted a police officer and stopped.

The woman, who suffered serious arm injuries, was taken to a hospital and police are investigating.


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