Authorities ID man killed in wrong-way crash on Hwy 281 north of downtown

Crash happened on NB Highway 281 and Josephine Street

One driver died and another driver was injured following a head-on crash early Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, on Highway 281 north of downtown. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was killed in a wrong-way crash on Highway 281 north of downtown early Friday.

Authorities say Rogaciano Argomeniz, 38, died in the head-on crash, which happened just before 3 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Highway 281 near Josephine Street, not far from the Pearl.

Officers received a call for a white pickup truck traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.

The driver collided with a black Nissan Sentra when it reached the area of Josephine Street, police said.

Argomeniz, the driver of the pickup truck, died at the scene.

The driver of the Nissan was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said an investigation is ongoing.

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