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Man faces several charges after three-vehicle crash that killed woman, police say

Leonel Martinez, 38, was booked and charged Sunday; victim of the crash has been identified

Leonel Martinez
Leonel Martinez (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – One man was arrested in connection to a three-vehicle crash on the East Side that killed a woman, according to San Antonio police.

Leonel Martinez, 38, was booked and charged Sunday with a DWI, intoxicated manslaughter, intoxicated assault, failure to stop and render aid - death and failure to stop and render aid - SBI.

Authorities said Martinez and a passenger were in a Hummer that crashed into two smaller vehicles at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Walters on Saturday.

Martinez and the passenger attempted to flee the scene after officers arrived; however, they were later located and apprehended.

Destiny Rodriguez, 27, was in one of the smaller vehicles involved in the crash and she was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

The driver in the other small vehicle was injured and hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

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