SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified one of two people killed late Wednesday in a crash alongside a busy South Side street.
Jaime Perez, 21, was killed along with an unidentified 19-year-old woman when the Dodge Challenger they were in left the road and landed, upside, in what appeared to be a manmade pond near Research Plaza and S. New Braunfels Avenue.
Officers said both people were dead when they reached them around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
They made no mention of other people or cars being involved in the crash.
Police said they received several 911 calls about the crash.
Tire tread marks and red paint were still visible Thursday morning showed the path the car took as it jumped the curb, traveled across a grassy area, hit a tree, then rolled over into the water.
Based on the markings, it appeared the car had been traveling East on Research Plaza when the driver lost control.
Police are continuing to investigate to try to determine what went wrong.