Comic-Con’s ‘Zombie Walk’ Is Canceled Because Of Last Year’s Car Accident

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(A zombie walk in Venice)

“Zombie Walks” have to be the laziest form of cosplay behind SantaCon, and Comic-Con attendees will have to get a little more creative this year, because the Zombie Walk has been cancelled. And all because a zombie walker was seriously injured in a hit-and-run incident last year. I pray to God everyone stays safe at the orgies.

Matthew Pocci Jr., 48, is set for trial Oct. 13 on a charge of felony reckless driving causing bodily injury.

Pocci was driving with his girlfriend, her sister, and the sister’s 9-year-old son during last year’s Zombie Walk near the Convention Center when the incident occurred.

Pocci, who is deaf, said he accelerated at an intersection when zombie marchers began pounding on his car and his passengers became frightened. A 64-year-old woman who was taking pictures of the marchers was hit and injured by his car.

Pocci has filed a claim against the…

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