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One dead, two hospitalized after major wreck on southwest side causes highway closure

Police at the scene said there were three people in the car, including a child. Witnesses reportedly saw the vehicle flip and hit a highway sign.
Credit: KENS 5

SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Police Department responded to the scene of a major crash on the city's southwest side. One person was killed in the crash which was reported right after 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday. 

The accident took place on Loop 410 eastbound near Highway 16 near Palo Alto College. At, traffic was backed up to I-35 past Somerset Road.

Police at the scene said there were three people in the car, including a child. Witnesses reportedly saw the vehicle flip and hit a highway sign.

SAPD said one person died, and two survivors were taken to the hospital, one via AirLIFE. The Medical Examiner later identified the victim as 38-year-old Elva Guerrero. The report says she passed away from blunt force injuries and it was determined an accident.

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