Man killed in hit-and-run accident

Accident occurred around 12:15 a.m. on Rittiman Road

SAN ANTONIO – A man is dead following a hit-and-run accident overnight, San Antonio police said Monday.

The accident occurred around 12:15 a.m. on Rittiman Road not far from Interstate 35 on the city's Northeast Side.

Police said a man was crossing the street where there was not a crosswalk. The man crossed in front of a car and was hit by the on-coming vehicle.  A truck behind the car also hit the man, police said. 

The man died at the scene.

The woman driving the truck stopped to try to render aid, police said.

Police said they are now looking for the driver of the first vehicle.

At this time a description of the car is not known.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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