Man killed in South Side hit-and-run, police say

Witnesses reported seeing a white pickup truck hit victim around 8 p.m. Wednesday

Officers are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man with their truck on the South Side Wednesday evening, San Antonio police said.
Officers are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man with their truck on the South Side Wednesday evening, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – Officers are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man with their truck on the South Side Wednesday evening, San Antonio police said.

Police said a man in his late 50s was crossing the street around 8 p.m. from east to west in the 200 block of Moursund Boulevard when he was hit by a northbound pickup truck.

Witnesses say the driver of the white pick-up was traveling at a high rate of speed. They said they saw the driver hit the man and continue driving on Moursund and then head east on Ashley Road.

Emergency medical services personnel took the victim to Brooke Army Medical Center where he later died, police said. The man had no ID and has not yet been identified, police said.

Officers are still looking for the driver of the pickup truck. If found, the driver will face charges of failing to stop and render aid, police said.

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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.

Before starting KSAT in 2017, Lee was a photojournalist at KENS 5, where he won a Lone Star Emmy in 2014 for Best Weather Segment. In 2009 and 2010 Lee garnered first-place awards with the Texas Association of Broadcasters for Best Investigative Series in College Station, as well as winning first place for Staff Photojournalism in 2011 at KBTX.