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Police say alcohol to blame for deadly crash that killed passenger on north side

The driver is being charged with intoxication manslaughter.
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Police units respond on scene.

SAN ANTONIO — Police say alcohol is to blame for a deadly crash that killed the passenger in a Chevrolet Silverado.

It happened around 2 a.m. on Highway 281 North on the north side of town.

Police say the driver was speeding, and swerving between vehicles before he lost control and crashed into a concrete median, then sliding into a construction zone.

Evebtually the vehicle came to rest where Highway 281 merges into the access road.

Officials pronounced the passenger dead at the scene.

The driver of the Silverado was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries and was found to be intoxicated, according to police.

The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado will be charged with Intoxication manslaughter.


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