Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle while running on East Side highway, police say

Driver not expected to face charges

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle while running on highway on East Side, police say (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle on the city’s East Side, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called out to the area near I-35 and AT&T Center Parkway around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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Police say the pedestrian was running on the main lanes of the highway. A driver of a black Mitsubishi was unable to move out of the way and hit the pedestrian.

The vehicle swerved, hit a guardrail and came to a halt on an access road. Police said the driver was transported to a hospital with a broken left forearm.

The pedestrian, who has not been identified as of Thursday morning, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police say the driver did not show any signs of intoxication and is not expected to face any charges.

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Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio since 2016. His work for KSAT 12 and includes covering breaking news of the day, as well as producing Q&As and content for the "South Texas Pride" and "KSAT Money" series.