Monday, November 25, 2019

San Antonio Man Struck By Wrong-Way Driver, Killed While Crossing Street to Taco Truck on South Side

Posted By on Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 11:06 AM

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A local man is dead after being stuck by a vehicle early Sunday morning.

Police said Victor Mancha was leaving the R&J Saloon just after 2 a.m. Sunday when he and two other individuals decided to order from a taco truck across the street.

A wrong-way driver heading north in a southbound lane on South Flores reportedly struck Mancha. The 53-year-old victim was reportedly transported to Brooke Army Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Mancha later died at the hospital.

Police at the scene said the driver stopped nearby and was held for questioning and given a field sobriety test. KSAT reports the driver was not intoxicated and won't be facing charges.

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