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Suspect arrested in hit-and-run death of San Antonio man

Antonio Rene Alonzo surrenders to San Marcos police

Antonio Rene Alonzo of San Marcos was arrested for the hit-and-run death of a San Antonio man.
Antonio Rene Alonzo of San Marcos was arrested for the hit-and-run death of a San Antonio man. (KSAT)

SAN MARCOS, Texas – A 23-year-old San Marcos man was arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of a San Antonio man.

Antonio Rene Alonzo surrendered to San Marcos police after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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Police said Alonzo was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck on Feb. 29 that struck and killed Eligio Vasquez, 69, of San Antonio, in the 200 block of South Guadalupe Street in San Marcos.

A tip from a citizen who recognized the pickup from a police news release led to Alonzo’s arrest.

Alonzo was charged and released on a $10,000 bond.


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