Man killed after being hit by several vehicles on I-37 identified

Victim identified as Eleuterio Rueles, 36

SAN ANTONIOUpdated Monday at 8:49 p.m.:

The victim was identified as Eleuterio Rueles, 36, by the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office.


A local man was hit and killed while attempting to cross a highway overnight, San Antonio police said Thursday.

The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. on I-37 northbound between Cesar Chavez Boulevard and Florida Street.

According to police, the man was attempting to cross the highway from east to west when he was hit by a 2012 Kia Optima before being struck by multiple vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Kia Optima and the other vehicles involved were found not to be intoxicated and cooperated with the investigation, police said.

The man killed has not yet to be identified. Police said there are no criminal charges as a result of the crash.

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