Medical examiner names woman killed in rollover crash on I-35 access road

Crash occurred around 2:15 a.m. Thursday, not far from Binz-Engleman Road.

A female driver is dead following a vehicle crash off a Northeast Side access road early Thursday morning, according to San Antonio police.

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a woman killed in a rollover crash on the Northeast Side earlier this week.

Stephanie Marie Perez, 29, died from blunt force injuries she sustained in the crash, according to the ME.

Police said she was traveling at a high rate of speed in the 1400 block of the Interstate 35 northbound access road when she went too fast around a curve and drove off the access road.

Perez’s vehicle went onto a grassy median, crossed the access road and rolled several times, according to police. She died at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved.

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A woman is dead following a rollover vehicle crash off a Northeast Side access road early Thursday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The crash occurred around 2:15 a.m. in the 1400 block of the Interstate 35 northbound access road, not far from Binz-Engleman Road.

According to police, the woman was driving at a high-rate of speed when she failed to navigate a curve and drove off the access road. That’s when, police say, she drove onto a grassy median, crossed the access road, and rolled several times. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

SAPD said they have not yet identified the woman, and next of kin have not been notified.

The area near the access road was closed while emergency crews worked. It has since reopened.

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

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