Driver of Corvette killed in rollover crash on far West Side, San Antonio police say

Crash occurred around 12:20 a.m. in 3500 block of Wiseman Boulevard

SAN ANTONIO – One person is dead following a rollover crash on the city’s far West Side early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 12:20 a.m. in the 3500 block of Wiseman Boulevard, not far from Westover Hills Boulevard and Hunt Lane.

According to police, the man was driving a Chevy Corvette and was traveling southeast on Wiseman Boulevard at a high rate of speed when he failed to drive in a single lane coming through a curve and lost control.

Police said the man drifted and went into the center grass median, where the car struck a tree and then went airborne. The man rolled the car and was ejected, despite wearing a seatbelt, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

SAPD said no other vehicles were involved in the crash. Officers and firefighters searched the area around the crash site to make sure nobody else was thrown from the car. No one was found.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The name of the man killed has not been released, pending identification and notification to next of kin.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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