Man dead after pickup truck rolls over off Loop 410 onto train tracks below, police say

Crash happened on South Side at Loop 410 and South Presa

Man dead after pickup truck rolls over off Loop 410 onto train tracks below, police say

SAN ANTONIO – A man has died after the pickup truck he was traveling in rolled over off Loop 410, landed on train tracks and caught fire, according to San Antonio police.

The accident happened before 5:30 a.m. on Thursday near Southeast Loop 410 at South Presa Street on the city’s South Side.

Police said the man, in his 30s, drove his Dodge Ram off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail. The truck continued heading westbound on the grassy median between the frontage road and the main lanes of Loop 410 until it went off a concrete embankment and landed on its roof on the railroad tracks below. Authorities said moments later, the truck caught fire.

SAPD said the man died at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

The southbound Loop 410 frontage road was temporarily closed at 7 a.m. following the crash, but was later reopened.

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