SAN ANTONIO – Update (1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18): A man who was hit by a vehicle and killed while walking across a Loop 1604 access road on Oct. 11 has been identified.
The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified him as Stephen Can Stowe, 45. He was pronounced dead at 4:35 a.m. on Oct. 11.
Original (6:35 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11): A man was killed while walking across a Loop 1604 access road on the Northeast Side on Wednesday morning, according to San Antonio police.
A preliminary report states the pedestrian was walking southbound on the westbound access road of the 7200 block of N Loop 1604 E. when he was hit by a tow truck just before 4:30 a.m.
Police said the tow truck driver was in the process of hauling away a car in that area when he noticed a man crossing the road.
The driver was unable to stop in time, police said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. His name and age have not been released.
Police said the tow truck driver stopped and tried to help him. As of now, the driver is not facing any charges.
The Nacogdoches Road exit was closed for about an hour, but it has since reopened.