San Antonio, TX – Gerardo Martinez Ortiz Killed In Collision On I-10
San Antonio, TX (June 25, 2019) – On the evening on June 24, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 10.
According to reports, a white Chevrolet Silverado was traveling along the north side of Interstate 10 when the driver slowed his vehicle for traffic. At around 7:26 p.m., a semi-truck came from behind the pickup and crashed into the rear-end.
The driver of the pickup truck, who was identified as 51-year-old Gerardo Martinez Ortiz, sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Gerardo Martinez Ortiz. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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