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Driver killed following high-speed crash involving tanker truck

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials with the San Antonio Police Department have released the identity of the man killed in a collision involving a gasoline tanker early Wednesday morning.

According to KENS, the accident occurred when the driver of the tanker pulled out of the Nu-Star Energy South Terminal on South Roosevelt Street and was struck by a speeding pickup truck around 1 a.m.

The driver of the pickup truck, 44-year-old Angel Baltazar, was rushed to a local hospital where he died a short time later. The driver of the tanker was uninjured in the crash.

It is still unclear whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

 If you have been injured or lost a loved one as the result of an accident involving a truck in the San Antonio area, you have the right to seek compensation under Texas law. The San Antonio trucking accident attorneys with Herrman and Herrman will fight to secure every penny you are owed following an unexpected accident. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with regard to your claim.