San Marcos Police have identified a 45-year old San Marcos man killed in a traffic wreck Tuesday as Antonio Martinez, of 103 Teron Drive, San Marcos. (DOB 3-05-1963)
His name was withheld until his surviving family members in El Salvador could be notified.
Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the intersection of Highway 123 and County Road 266.
According to police, a 2002 Ford SUV driving westbound on Highway 123 by Mathew Espinoza, age 17, of Kyle, collided with the victim’s 1999 Honda Civic traveling southbound on Old Bastrop Highway (County Road 266.)
Police said Espinoza ran the red light at the intersection and collided with the victim’s vehicle. The Collision Investigation Team of the San Marcos Police Department is continuing its investigation into the fatal wreck. Results of the investigation will be forwarded to the Hays County District Attorney’s Office.
Justice of the Peace Joanne Prado pronounced the man dead at the scene.
By MELISSA MILLECAM
Communications Director – City of San Marcos