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does "drew up" mean "stop"?he stoped at where JFK was assassinate?

The motorcade was disintegrating. Curry, Greer, and Kinney had scarcely untangled their jam when Hurchel Jacks came hurtling into the underpass with Lyndon Johnson. The Vice Presidential backup car had momentarily dropped behind; as the echoes of the final shot reverberated in the plaza Lem Johns had shouldered his door open and pounced into Elm Street. Pumping his legs to keep from falling, he drew up by the long crack in the gray asphalt which marked the place of Kennedy's sacrifice. He looked ahead and saw the procession was speeding up. "Go ahead!" he yelled, waving Varsity on. The pool car raced past him. He flagged the first photographers' convertible. "How about a ride?" he called. Most of them were Texans. He was a stranger to them. They were veering by when a Washington photographer shouted, "Hey, stop—it's Johns." The driver braked, Johns hurdled the door.

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    Drew up does mean to stop here. The word drew/draw can be used in English to indicate movement, both physical or emotional.

    Example: He drew near to God as he got older. Means he became closer to God in a spiritual sense as he grew older.

    Example: I drew water out of the well. Means I lowered a bucket into a well and pulled it back up full of water.

    No, I think it is 'arrived at'. You can 'draw up level' with another car, even if you are both still moving.

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