Man struck, killed while riding moped on North Side, police say

No other injuries were reported in the incident

SAN ANTONIO – A man riding a moped died after being struck by a car on the city’s North Side overnight Sunday, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. near Lockhill Selma Road and Wurzbach Parkway.

Police said a 59-year-old man on a moped was attempting to make a turn when an SUV struck him. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

SAPD says the SUV driver, 40-year-old Paul Samaniego, was evaluated at the scene and arrested for driving while intoxicated.

However, officials say Samaniego was not the cause of the crash.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.

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Victoria Lopez is a Digital Journalist at KSAT. Before joining the team in July 2022, she worked as a Digital Reporter at CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley and Local 23 News. Victoria graduated with a degree in Mass Communications — Public Relations from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.