Po­lice: Man dies af­ter punch by Uber driver

The Washington Post Sunday - - POLITICS & THE NATION -

A state­ment Sat­ur­day from St. Peters­burg po­lice said Terry L. Kim­ball, 56, had died more than a day af­ter los­ing con­scious­ness af­ter be­ing punched by his Uber driver.

Ac­cord­ing to the state­ment, Kim­ball and the 38-year-old male driver had a dis­pute over the route the driver was tak­ing Thurs­day evening.

Po­lice said the driver pulled over at a con­ve­nience store, where the men started fight­ing.

Po­lice said the driver punched Kim­ball, who was hos­pi­tal­ized with se­ri­ous brain trauma. He never re­gained con­scious­ness.

The driver has not been charged, and po­lice said the in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­mained open.

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