SAN ANTONIO – Update: The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a 43-year-old woman who died after she struck a deer and crashed into a tree on the North Side Thursday.
Authorities say Laura Tijerina died after she hit a deer and veered across the road, crashing into a tree in the 137000 block of Jones Maltsberger Road, near Carlton Oaks.
San Antonio police said a driver struck a deer before crashing into a tree near McAllister Park overnight.
The driver, a woman, died in that crash, which happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 13700 block of Jones Maltsberger Road, near Carlton Oaks.
The woman was driving a 2015 Honda Accord on Jones Maltsberger when a deer crossed the road in front of her. She hit the deer, veered across the road and crashed into a tree, police said.
She was pronounced dead at the scene, and her age and name have not been released. Police said she was not wearing a seatbelt.
No other vehicle was involved, police said.