Woman hit, killed by vehicle while crossing street identified by medical examiner

A teen was crossing the street with the woman but was uninjured

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (4:40 p.m., Saturday):

A woman who was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing a South Side street earlier this week has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Maria Demoraida, 74, died from blunt force injuries she sustained in the accident, according to the ME.

Police said the driver who struck Demoraida didn’t see her and the teen cross the road before the crash. No criminal charges will be filed.


A 75-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a South Side street Thursday night, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around 9:05 p.m. in the 1600 block of Pleasanton Road, near Burcham Avenue and Cliff Avenue.

Police said the woman and a teen were crossing the street when a vehicle was heading in their direction.

The driver didn’t see the pair crossing and struck the woman in the road, SAPD said.

First responders tried to resuscitate the woman but were unsuccessful. She died at the scene, according to police. The teen was uninjured.

Authorities said the driver pulled over to help and will not face any charges, as the crash was deemed an accident.

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