Driver dies in fiery crash on North Side

Driver crashed on Highway 281 North at Hildebrand Avenue

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said a driver was killed in a fiery crash early Saturday morning. 

Police said about 1:30 a.m., the driver crashed into the highway overpass on Highway 281 at Hildebrand Avenue, causing the vehicle to flip onto its side and catch fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are looking into what caused the crash. 

On Sunday the medical examiner identified the victim as Luis Arista, 36.


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