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Witness: Driver purposely tried to kill man with pickup

Man sent flying into glass window, suffered injuries

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to track down a driver who witnesses say was purposely trying to kill a man with his pickup truck.

The man, who is in his 30s, ended up suffering what police described as minor injuries in the crash. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Officers found him limping down the street shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, not far from the parking lot at West Southcross and Zarzamora where the crash happened.

A woman who identified herself as the victim’s friend said she saw him immediately afterward, bloody and bruised.

She said he told her he had been arguing with the driver of the pickup inside the E-Z Wash laundromat.

He told her he challenged the driver to a fistfight, but the driver ran into him with the truck instead.

The impact sent the man flying into a window, shattering the glass.

Other witnesses told KSAT 12 News that the driver backed up and rammed him several times. One woman said it appeared he was trying to kill him.

The only description police had early on is that the vehicle involved was a red Chevy pickup truck.

However, the laundromat does have surveillance cameras mounted outside, which possibly could hold more clues for them.


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