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ST. HEDWIG -- A driver is dead, following a head-on crash that occurred July 30 on Loop 1604 here. According to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office, the victim is identified as 40-year-old Leroy Salazar of Cibolo.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Rosanne Hughes said that deputies received a report at 2:30 p.m. that two pickup trucks collided on Loop 1604 near its intersection with F.M. 1518, just south of the Texas Pride Barbecue restaurant. The preliminary investigation revealed that a black pickup truck, occupied by two men, was traveling northbound on Loop 1604 when one of the front tires blew out. The vehicle crossed the centerline of the highway, striking Salazar’s vehicle head-on. Hughes did not specify the makes of the involved vehicles.

Salazar was killed upon impact. The men in the black pickup truck -- whose identities were not released -- sustained minor injuries, but refused medical attention at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, Hughes said.
 

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