SAN ANTONIO – Update:
San Antonio police have released the identity of the police officer who was killed in an early-morning crash on Broadway Street.
Officer Matthew David Krupa, 27, was killed when his Jeep rolled over after colliding with a Dodge Charger on Thursday.
The crash happened after police say the Dodge stopped at a stop sign and then attempted to turn left onto Broadway without yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.
Krupa swerved in an attempt to avoid the crash but was unsuccessful. His Jeep rolled and came to a rest on its roof, according to police.
Several good Samaritans ran to assist Krupa after the crash, but he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The other driver was injured in the crash and taken to the hospital for treatment.
Krupa was a newly-hired officer with the North East Independent School District who was on his way to work for his second day on the job at the time of the crash.
Michael Maddox, an officer with the Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department, is raising support for Krupa’s family. To learn more, click here.
One person is dead and another was taken to the hospital after a crash Thursday morning on Broadway Street on the city’s North Side.
San Antonio Police Department officers on the scene said one vehicle was headed north on Broadway and a second was headed west on Cheever when they collided.
A Jeep SUV rolled over and one of the occupants was killed.
A spokesperson with North East Independent School District confirmed that the man was a newly hired police officer with the district who was on his way to work for his second day on the job.
The man’s name has not yet been released.
A second person was injured in the crash and taken to the hospital for treatment.