SAN ANTONIO – One person is dead following a head-on vehicle crash with a tractor-trailer in South Bexar County early Thursday morning, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said.
The crash occurred just before 5 a.m. on Loop 1604 between Highway 281 and Applewhite Road. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man killed as Jacob Ethan Rivera, 26.
According to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Rivera was driving a sedan and crossed the double yellow lines on the road and collided with an oncoming semitrailer. Investigators aren’t sure why he crossed into oncoming traffic. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
BCSO did not mention the condition of the semitrailer driver.
Loop 1604 in the area was closed for much of the morning so emergency crews could work at the scene. It is unclear exactly when highway will reopen.
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