Medical examiner identifies man hit, killed by vehicle on Northwest Side

Crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. in 1900 block of Bandera Road

A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on the West Side, according to San Antonio police.

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was fatally struck by a vehicle on the city’s Northwest Side earlier this week.

Pablo Martinez, 45, died from his injuries, according to the ME.

Police said he was trying to cross in the 1900 block of Bandera Road from south to north and was not in a crosswalk when he was fatally struck by a white Toyota sedan heading eastbound.

Martinez was taken to University Hospital but later died from his injuries, officials said.

The driver did stop to render aid following the crash and will not face charges.

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A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on the city’s Northwest Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of Bandera Road.

According to police, the man was attempting to cross Bandera from south to north and was not in a crosswalk.

Police said a white Toyota sedan was traveling eastbound when it struck the man. Emergency medical services personnel took him to University Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

Authorities said street lights are along the road, but the area is not well lit. The driver did not see the man until he was in front of the vehicle. The driver swerved and tried to brake, but was not able to avoid hitting the man, SAPD said.

The name of the man killed has not been released.

The driver did stop, and no charges are expected to be filed, police said.