Police: 1 dead after driver runs red light, is T-boned by moving truck

Driver of Ford Mustang to be charged with intoxication manslaughter, police say

By Jared Hoehing - Associate Producer, Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - A man killed in a suspected drunken driving crash early Saturday has been identified. 

The medical examiner's office identified the victim as 27-year-old Jesus Cerda.

Authorities said one person is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter in connection with Cerda's death. The crash happened around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Pinn Road and Highway 151.

Police said a silver Ford Mustang ran a red light when the driver of a moving truck T-boned the vehicle.

The moving truck then dragged the car for about 100 yards before it came to a stop, police said.

According to authorities, there were three people in the sports car and Cerda, the passenger in the front seat, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and the passenger in the rear seat were taken to University Hospital, according to police. Police said the driver of the silver Mustang is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter.

The driver of the truck was also uninjured, police said.

Authorities have not identified the driver of the Mustang.

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