Woman hit, killed while trying to cross highway after crash is identified

Accidents happened on NW Loop 410 near Vance Jackson

By Pat Barton - Assignment Editor

SAN ANTONIO - A woman is dead after being involved in two separate accidents.

The medical examiner says 25-year-old Ruby Martinez died after a pickup truck hit her along Northwest Loop 410 near Vance Jackson on Saturday morning.

Police say the car she was riding in was involved in a crash with a van.

They say she and the driver, identified as John Anthony Castro, got out of the crashed car and started to walk along the highway.

That's when police say a pickup truck driver hit Martinez.

She died at the scene.

Police say they tested Castro and found him to be intoxicated. They arrested him on DWI charges.

Police say the driver of the pickup that hit Martinez stopped and stayed at the scene and is not expected to face any charges.

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