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Person running on highway on San Antonio's East Side struck and killed, police say


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A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on San Antonio's East Side, KSAT reports.

San Antonio police responded to a call near Interstate 35 and AT&T Center Parkway around 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Authorities say the pedestrian was running on the main lanes of the interstate before being struck by a black Mitsubishi whose driver was unable to avoid the person. The vehicle swerved, however, hitting a guardrail.

Police pronounced the pedestrian, still identified as of press time, dead at the scene.

The driver was taken to the hospital with a broken left forearm, KSAT reports. The motorist didn't show signs of intoxication and isn't expected to face charges.

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