Woman killed after wrong-way driver causes deadly accident identified

A woman is dead after a deadly wrong-way driver accident shut down Highway 151 on the city's West Side Friday morning. (SBG San Antonio)

A woman was killed after wrong-way driver caused a deadly accident early Friday morning.

The accident happened along Highway 151 at Military Drive shortly before 3 a.m. when a woman driving a pickup truck slammed into a construction vehicle known as a flasher truck.

Wendy Vega, 23, was pronounced dead by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

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Crews closed the highway in both directions; the eastbound lanes reopened at 6:30 a.m., but the westbound lanes remained closed at 9 a.m.

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