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Woman suspected of driving drunk in fatal Northeast Side crash ID'd

Rollover occurred just before 1 a.m. on Harry Wurzbach near Rittiman Rd.

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE:

San Antonio police have released the identity of a woman suspected of driving drunk who they said lost control of her vehicle and rolled over into a parking lot on the other side of the street. 

Police said Krystin Victoria Sanchez, 26, is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter after the rollover resulted in the death of her male passenger. 

The man was not wearing his seat belt and died at the scene. Authorities have not yet released his identity.

Sanchez's bail has been set at $50,000.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A passenger of a vehicle was killed in a suspected DWI crash early Tuesday morning, San Antonio police said Tuesday.

The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. on Harry Wurzbach Road near Rittiman Road, on the city's Northeast Side.

According to police, the female driver was turning her white sedan off Rittiman Road and onto Harry Wurzbach when she lost control and rolled over into a parking lot on the other side of the street. 

Police said the unidentified passenger inside the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The driver was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center and will be evaluated for a DWI.

Authorities said they believe both speed and alcohol may have played a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.


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