Medical Examiner identifies man hit, killed by vehicle while trying to cross Northeast Side street

Crash happened around 10 p.m., Wednesday, in 6700 block of FM 78

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a 61-year-old man who died after being hit by a vehicle while trying to cross a Northeast Side street.

Herbert Hardaway Jr. was trying to cross the street around 10 p.m., Wednesday, in the 7100 block of FM 78 when police said he was hit by a silver sedan.

The sedan was traveling northbound and was unable to stop in time, according to authorities.

Hardaway was pronounced deceased at the scene. No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.

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A 61-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross a Northeast Side street, San Antonio police said Thursday.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 7100 block of FM 78.

According to police, the man was trying to cross the street eastbound when a sport utility vehicle first swerved to avoid hitting him.

Police said a second vehicle, a silver sedan, was traveling northbound and was unable to stop and hit the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police they saw the man walking in the roadway disregarding oncoming traffic and wearing dark clothing.

The driver of the vehicle did stop to render aid, police said.

The name of the man killed has not been released, pending notification to next of kin.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS all answered the call.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.


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