Driver of pickup truck fatally shot while traveling on Loop 1604, police say

Incident occurred around 12:15 a.m. near Bulverde Road

SAN ANTONIO – A 42-year-old man is dead after being shot while driving on Loop 1604 early Tuesday morning, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called around 12:15 a.m. to Loop 1604 and Bulverde Road after receiving reports of a shooting and vehicle crash.

According to police, the victim, identified as Frederick Nesloney, and a woman in her 30s were traveling westbound in a blue Dodge Ram truck on Loop 1604 when a vehicle pulled up alongside them and fired a single shot, striking the man in the head.

Police said the woman was asleep when she heard the gunshot.

The truck, which was pulling an RV, traveled for a quarter-mile and crashed into an off-duty officer’s vehicle, police said. The officer was working traffic control for construction, police said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say the officer was able to get away from his vehicle just before the collision and was not hurt.

The woman in the truck was taken to University Hospital for minor injuries.

The name of the man killed was not released, pending notification to next of kin.

A motive for the shooting is not known.

No arrests have been made as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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