Man killed in hit-and-run on North Side identified by medical examiner

A man was hit on Wednesday night on the Loop 1604 access road near Blanco Road

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (Saturday, 4:39 p.m.)

A man who was killed in a hit-and-run while riding his bicycle on the North Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

Joseph Edward Narel, 29, died from his injuries, according to the ME.

At last check, San Antonio police were still searching for the driver involved.


San Antonio police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run that took place on the North Side on Wednesday night.

Police said a man was riding a bicycle around 8:40 p.m. on the westbound lanes of the Loop 1604 access road near Blanco Road.

An unknown vehicle hit the man and fled the scene before police arrived.

The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead.

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