Medical Examiner IDs woman hit, killed by van on West Side

Incident happened on Castroville Road, near Balboa Avenue

A woman is dead after she was hit by a van on the city’s West Side late Thursday night, San Antonio police said.

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a woman who was fatally struck by a van on the West Side late Thursday.

Brittney Sanchez, 22, died from multiple traumatic injuries, according to the ME.

The incident happened near the intersection of Castroville Road and Balboa Avenue.

Authorities said Sanchez was lying in the street when she was struck by a Dodge Caravan that was heading southbound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further details are limited at this time.

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A woman is dead after she was hit by a van on the city’s West Side late Thursday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. near the intersection of Castroville Road and Balboa Avenue, not far from South General McMullen Drive.

According to police, the woman was lying in the street when she was struck by a Dodge Caravan traveling eastbound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of the caravan, a woman, kept going originally because she didn’t know she hit a person, but did eventually turn around. She then called the authorities for help, police said.

SAPD said no charges are expected to be filed. The person killed has not been identified.


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