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ME’s Office identifies toddler killed in two-vehicle crash on Southeast Side

The driver of the SUV, a woman in her mid-30s, was also killed in the crash, officials say

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The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a toddler that was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the Southeast Side Friday night.

Rogelio Morales, 3, died from injuries he sustained in the crash that happened in the 3700 block of E. Southcross, according to officials.

The driver of the SUV, a woman in her mid-30s, was also killed in the crash; however, her identity has not yet been released.

We’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.

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A woman and a 3-year-old child are dead after a two-vehicle crash on the Southeast Side, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened Friday night in the 3700 block of E. Southcross.

Police said the driver of a silver SUV was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Southcross when she crashed with a gray Sedan that was traveling in the second lane. The Sedan had a 48-year-old woman driving and had a 3-year-old passenger that was restrained with a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Witnesses told police the driver of the SUV was in the wrong-way of traffic and dodged other vehicles multiple times shortly before the crash.

The driver of the SUV, a woman in her mid-30s, and the 3-year-old passenger in the Sedan died from their injuries.

The driver of the Sedan was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.


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