SAPD investigating after woman found dead on Highway 281 on far North Side

SAPD is asking anyone with info to come forward

Emergency crews on the scene of fatality accident at 281 and Borgfeld

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a woman was found dead on Highway 281 on the far North Side Tuesday afternoon.

Officers said the woman, who has not been identified, was found lying unresponsive in the middle of a northbound lane in the 27600 block of U.S. 281 North.

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A witness said they did not see the woman get hit by a vehicle, and another witness said he stopped his 18-wheeler to block traffic from hitting her.

It is unclear where the woman was hit, as there was no road evidence, police said. It is also unclear what type of vehicle hit her.

The woman had suffered a broken right leg, according to SAPD. She was pronounced dead just after 4 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Traffic Investigations Detail at 210-207-7385.

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