Driver arrested for hitting, killing man on sidewalk with pickup truck

Paul Steven Jones, 26, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter

By Ben Spicer - Web Producer

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police have arrested a man accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian with his pickup truck early Thursday.

Paul Steven Jones, 26, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.

According to police, Jones was driving just before midnight in the 9300 block of Perrin Beitel Road on the city's Northeast Side when he veered off the road, jumped a curb, and struck a man walking on a sidewalk.

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Jones then drove away from the scene and crashed his vehicle into a bus stop shelter, police said.

The name of the victim, a man in his 40s, has yet to be released.

 

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