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Boy, 12, killed in crash involving 18-wheeler ID'd

Christopher Colunga among 2 people killed in crash on FM 1937 in south Bexar

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner on Monday released the name of a 12-year-old boy killed in a rollover involving an 18-wheeler.

The boy was identified as Christopher Colunga.

Christopher was among two people killed in the crash late Friday afternoon on FM 1937 in south Bexar County.

The other victim was identified as Victoriano Chavarria Jr., 30.

A woman and two infants were critically injured in the crash. The big rig driver suffered minor injuries.

A fire official at the scene said a Ford pickup crossed into the lane of the 18-wheeler and sideswiped it. The pickup rolled into a ditch.

Three of the passengers, including one of the infants, were ejected from the pickup, the fire official said.


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