Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter in death of cyclist near downtown San Antonio
April 8, 2021 2:08PM CDT
SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A woman has been arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of a cyclist near downtown San Antonio.
Several bicyclists were southbound on St. Mary’s Street around 7 pm Wednesday when the leader stopped near Central Catholic High School to wait for her group. Police say a car driven by 24-year-old Samantha Leigh Castillo veered off the road, jumped a curb and struck the bicyclist. The 44-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene.
Castillo stopped about half a block away and stayed until officers contacted her. She was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. Bond has been set at $50,000.