Medical Examiner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Northeast Side

The motorcyclist t-boned another vehicle, according to officials

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the city’s Northeast Side, San Antonio police said Sunday.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the city’s Northeast Side, San Antonio police said Sunday.

SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist killed in a crash Sunday on the city’s Northeast Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Chadwick Short, 35, was killed while driving his motorcycle on FM 78. According to police, he t-boned a four-door sedan that was driving out of a private property parking lot.

Authorities said they’s unsure how each driver didn’t see the other, but no charges have been filed in the crash as of yet.

Short was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, officials say. The other driver stayed on scene to assist police in the investigation.

Short was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center, where he later died. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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