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Two pedestrians hit, killed while crossing West Side street, San Antonio police say

The victims were about 100 feet away from the nearest crosswalk, police say

SAN ANTONIO – Two pedestrians were killed while trying to cross a street on the city’s West Side, San Antonio police said.

The collision happened around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Culebra Road and Northwest 19th Street.

Investigators say the pedestrians, a man and a woman in their 50s or 60s, were walking across Culebra Street when they were struck by a gray Dodge Challenger.

The driver told officers that he did not see the pedestrians crossing the street until it was too late. A witness stated the driver of the Challenger pulled into a parking lot and called the police.

First responders attempted to save the victim’s lives, but they were pronounced dead at the scene.

The victims were not walking in a designated crosswalk at the time of the collision, police said. The nearest crosswalk from where they were hit was about 100 feet away.

The driver of the vehicle is not suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

The identities of the victims will be released once family members are notified.

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