3d. April 1989 Christopher Wallace (25), an attorney’s son, was struck at an intersection outside San Francisco before 5:41 p.m. Authorities said he was struck by another vehicle at the corner of Van Ness Street and Harrison Avenue. The collision was reported about eight minutes later by the witness, who had heard a car crash nearby. Police officers heard the crash and saw Wallace lying on the ground. The officer called in a medical emergency, and paramedics took him to the hospital at San Francisco Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The driver and several passengers of the car in which Wallace was hit, all men, were cited for failure to remain at the scene. A 19-year-old driver of a blue Mercedes SUV, his passenger also male, was cited with failing to obey the posted speed limit. After a hearing in which witnesses were questioned, both were issued citations for not maintaining the speed limit, but the driver was given a warning. The police said the 17-year-old woman also was speeding but did not get a ticket. It was not known whether the 17-year-old driver was drunk. Both have been issued tickets for failure to maintain the speed limit. The driver of the blue car was not injured.
In July, 1989, Christopher Wallace was killed just blocks from San Francisco home and offices. Police said the 29-year-old attorney’s son was hit at Van Ness and Harrison. He was hit by a vehicle in the intersection of Harrison and Van Ness. Wallace died minutes afterward from the wounds he suffered in the collision, according to reports. Witnesses said he was hit when a blue Toyota, driven by a 24-year-old man, ran into the middle of the street but sped away. Wallace, of San Francisco’s Bayview District, died at the hospital. The driver of the Toyota, 19-year-old Luis Ortiz, a friend of Wallace’s, received a citation for leaving the scene of an accident. In 1989, John Wallentin died on the way back from the funeral of his mother, who was a U.S. Army officer in the First World War. Wallentin’s mother, Ruth Wallentin, was a teacher in San Francisco’s Pleasant Hill District. John Wallentin was fatally struck while walking home from the funeral of his mother on the night of Mar 24, 1989. The 26-year-old John Wallentin was walking west on Harrison Avenue near Van Ness Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. when he was struck by a black Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 22-year-old Richard Brown, who was driving a silver sedan. At the scene of the crash, police said Wallace was lying on his back with his legs in the air.
4th, Aug. 1989 Christopher Wallace was struck and killed at 9:22 p.m. on a Golden Gate Bridge walkway at the intersection with Third Street between the San Francisco General Hospital and San Francisco General Hospital. The vehicle struck Christopher Wallace’s Chevrolet Tahoe as he walked with his father, Peter Follmer, to the San Jose BART station. Police said the Tahoe left the intersection “pursuing a southbound vehicle.” The Tahoe hit and killed Wallace as he walked with his father at 2:56 a.m. that Tuesday. The vehicle fled the scene and the driver fled in the vehicle. Authorities are searching for the driver and a car that left a car lot near the bridge. Police are asking for tips to help catch the car. An autopsy determined that Christopher John Wallace Jr., 40, from San Francisco was killed in the crash. He lived in Castro Valley. Police say they are not looking for anyone else who may have been in the vehicle and that no one is in custody.
June 10, 1993 Christopher John Wallace, of San Francisco, was struck and killed on the sidewalk in front of the St. John Greek Orthodox Church at 3230 Harrison Avenue in San Francisco. Wallace was killed at about 10:25 a.m., according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle. A few minutes later, he fell to the ground beside a fountain that provides a shade to an underpass behind the church.