SAN ANTONIO -

A VIA bus struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown San Antonio early Tuesday morning.

San Antonio police said the VIA bus driver turned a corner at N. San Saba and W. Martin just before 6 a.m., and ran over a 70-year-old male who was crossing the street.

The driver was headed to the medical center area and told police he did not see the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was identified Tuesday afternoon as Juan Rangel Martinez.

Police questioned bus passengers and other witnesses. The bus passengers were then transferred to another bus.

Charges were unknown as of 6:30 a.m.