Man crushed, killed while making repairs on truck, San Antonio police say

Jesus Aaron Hernandez Garcia, 23, died instantly, SAPD says

Image of scene Jan. 11, 2021.
Image of scene Jan. 11, 2021. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – A 23-year-old man was crushed and killed while he was making repairs to his truck on Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident happened around 8:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Finton on the city’s South Side.

Police said the man, Jesus Aaron Hernandez Garcia, was fixing his truck in his driveway when the car jack he was using for the repairs gave way. The truck fell and crushed him. He died instantly, police said.

The victim was found by family members.

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About the Authors:

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.