62-year-old man killed in Northwest Side vehicle crash identified

Amado Barela died Saturday in accident on Loop 1604 near Bandera Rd

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner's office has released the name of the person killed in a Northwest Side vehicle crash on Saturday night.

The man deceased has been identified as 62-year-old Amado Barela.

According to police, Barela was going southbound on Loop 1604 near Bandera Road when he rear-ended another vehicle. 

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Witnesses said Barela following the fender-bender got into the fast lane and drove on the shoulder for a stretch before crashing into a light pole and then into a piece of heavy machinery.

Barela was pronounced dead at the scene. No one was was hurt.

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