Authorities ID man killed while walking on Highway 90 on West Side

Joe Cantu, 27, died on Tuesday

A man was killed while walking on Highway 90 on the West Side on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was hit by a vehicle and killed on Highway 90 on the West Side.

Joe Cantu, 27, died just after 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the eastbound lanes in the 3200 block of Highway 90, near Cupples Road, authorities said.

A preliminary report from San Antonio police states that he was struck by a Kia Soul that had just merged onto the highway.

The driver stayed at the scene and contacted authorities, police said. The driver is not expected to face any charges.

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