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eismann_opt-thumb-350x233.jpgShort Order reported this morning that former restaurateur Jonathan Eismann was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident. Eismann is the former owner of Spartico, Pizza Volante, Fin, Q, and Pacific Time and gave up restaurants for realty. Apparently, on Wednesday morning, his Ford Explorer was involved in a crash with a Nissan Sentra and while driving from the scene, "Eismann lost control of his vehicle and hit pedestrian Jean Carlos Ruiz two blocks away. Ruiz was pronounced dead on the scene by authorities. The owner of the Nissan was unharmed." Charges against Eismann are pending. [SO]