Woman killed in Live Oak crash; driver arrested for intoxication manslaughter, police say – KSAT San Antonio

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Rebecca Salinas, Digital Journalist
Rebecca Salinas, Digital Journalist
SAN ANTONIO – A woman was killed and a driver arrested following a crash at a Live Oak intersection on Tuesday night.
Live Oak police said the crash happened at around 11:20 p.m. in the 7900 block of Pat Booker Road, near Live Oak Crossing.
A truck was traveling westbound on Pat Booker at a high rate of speed when the driver ran the red light and struck the left side of a car, witnesses told police.
The driver of the car, a 21-year-old woman, died at the scene. Police said the truck’s driver, William James Ballestero 32, showed signs of intoxication and refused to cooperate.
Ballestero was taken into custody and a search warrant was obtained for a blood test. He was later booked into the Bexar County Jail on an intoxication manslaughter charge, police said.
The woman has not been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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