Victim identified in fatal San Antonio street racing crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim in a racing-related crash in the South Side Monday evening.

According to KSAT, 23-year-old John Gavin Mendoza was in the passenger seat of an older-model GMC pickup truck when the driver lost control at a high rate of speed within the 2400 block of Comercial Avenue.

The truck skidded across the wet roadway and into oncoming traffic where it was T-boned by an oncoming GMC Sierra. Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene of Monday’s San Antonio car accident.

The two drivers involved were transported to a local hospital in stable condition. An official investigation remains underway as of Wednesday.

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