Man fatally struck by vehicle on West Side identified by authorities

Rudy Rene Medellin, 56, died Saturday morning

Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle on West Side

SAN ANTONIO – A pedestrian who died when he was struck by a vehicle over the weekend has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Rudy Rene Medellin, 56, died at 6 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Culebra Road and NW 36th Street, near St. Mary’s University, authorities said.

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A preliminary report from San Antonio police states that he was crossing the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on 36th Street.

It’s unclear if he was using a crosswalk to cross the intersection.

The driver of the vehicle did pull over to help the man, according to SAPD.

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