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Motorcyclist killed by big rig identified

Paul Cooley, 55, died Thursday on East Side

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SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist killed earlier this week after being hit by an 18-wheeler has been identified.

The medical examiner said Paul Cooley, 55, died around 1 p.m. Thursday on the eastbound access road of Interstate 10 at Ackerman Road.

Police said the Cooley was riding next to a big rig, entered the intersection and was hit by another big rig.

Cooley was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center where he died.

Police have not said whether the driver of the 18-wheeler will face charges.