Man killed in hit-and-run crash on Loop 410 identified by medical examiner

Crash occurred around 2:40 a.m., Sept. 14, near Ingram Road

A man is dead following a hit-and-run crash on Loop 410 on the city’s Northwest Side early Wednesday morning, according to San Antonio police.

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A man killed in a hit-and-run crash on Loop 410 earlier this week has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Rafael Villarreal, 50, died from blunt force injuries, according to the ME.

The crash happened around 2:40 a.m. Sept. 14 in the 6100 block of NW Loop 410, not far from Ingram Road and Ingram Park Mall.

Villarreal was reportedly walking across Loop 410 when he was struck by a vehicle in the exit lane. Police said he was also hit by a second vehicle and none of the drivers stopped to help him.

At last check, no arrests have been made and the investigation continues.

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A man is dead following a hit-and-run crash on Loop 410 on the city’s Northwest Side early Wednesday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The crash occurred around 2:40 a.m. in the 6100 block of NW Loop 410, not far from Ingram Road and Ingram Park Mall.

According to police, the man was walking across westbound Loop 410 from south to north when he was struck in the exit lane by a vehicle. The man was then hit by a second passing vehicle which also did not stop, police said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

SAPD said the driver of the first vehicle did not stop to render aid. Descriptions of the vehicles involved were not released.

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

The highway was closed for several hours overnight as emergency crews worked the scene. The lanes have since reopened.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, police said.


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