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Suspected drunk driver hits, kills man walking on sidewalk, say police

A man was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver on Perrin Beitel on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - A man walking on a sidewalk was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver late Wednesday night, said investigators with the San Antonio Police Department.

According to officers, a man in his 40s was walking along Perrin Beitel, on the sidewalk, when a man driving a truck jumped the curb and hit him just minutes before midnight. The driver did not stop and wound up hitting a bus stop shelter nearby.

Police arrested the driver, identified as Paul Steven Jones, 26. He is charged with intoxication manslaughter. No other details were released regarding the driver or the victim.

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