Medical Examiner identifies man hit, killed by pickup truck on city’s West Side

Crash occurred around 10 p.m. near intersection of South Zarzamora St., San Fernando St.

Man hit, killed by pickup truck on city’s West Side, police say
Man hit, killed by pickup truck on city’s West Side, police say

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was hit and killed by a pickup truck while crossing a West Side street last week.

The man was identified as 77-year-old Ausencio Castillo Ruiz.

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A man in his 50s was hit and killed by a pickup truck as he tried to cross a West Side street late Thursday night, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 10 p.m. near the intersection of South Zarzamora Street and San Fernando Street.

According to police, the man was trying to cross South Zarzamora when a Ford F-150 traveling northbound hit him.

SAPD said the pickup truck had a green signal and that when the crash occurred the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.

The driver of the truck did not see the man due to the dark clothing he was wearing, police said.

The driver of the truck did stop to render aid and another motorist called 911. The man hit was taken to University Hospital by EMS where he later died, police said. He has not yet been identified by authorities.

The driver of the truck was found not to be intoxicated, police said. No charges are expected to be filed.


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