Driver killed rolling vehicle into South Side embankment identified

Mariah Ostiguin, 23, died Thursday, medical examiner's office says

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the person killed in a vehicle crash early Thursday morning.

Mariah Ostiguin, 23, died after she rolled her vehicle into an embankment on the city's South Side just before 7 a.m. off of the Interstate 35 access road near Fisher Road.

According to police, Ostiguin was driving south toward the Medina River turnaround and failed to negotiate the curve before hitting the guardrail. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a large oak tree, and rolled through several other trees until her vehicle rolled to a stop on the bank of the Medina River, police said.

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Police said the vehicle was found on its passenger side and Ostiguin was found inside still wearing her seat belt.

It is unknown how long she was in the vehicle and at what time the crash occurred. Responding EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.

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