Man fatally struck by vehicle while crossing a street on North Side identified

Eduardo Escamilla, 61, was fatally struck while crossing a street, SAPD says

A man was fatally struck by a vehicle on the North Side overnight, according to San Antonio police. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A man that was fatally struck by a vehicle after leaving a store and crossing the street on the North Side has been identified.

The victim has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office as 61-year-old Eduardo Escamilla. The incident happened Friday night in the 3100 block of Blanco Road.

Officials said Escamilla was leaving a store and crossed Blanco Road and Lee Hall Street when a compact car was traveling northbound and fatally struck him.

The driver stopped to wait for the police to arrive, and Escamilla was pronounced dead at the scene.

Limited details were available on the incident, and the investigation is ongoing.

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About the Authors:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.

Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.