San Antonio, TX (March 14, 2020) – At around 1:30 a.m., on March 14, the San Antonio Police Department was called to the scene of an auto accident in the 1200 block of North Oakes Street.
Reports from Police indicate that 29-year-old Brian Castillo was traveling north along North Oakes Street, in a 2014 Dodge Dart, at a high rate of speed. After crossing into the southbound lane, Castillo lost control of his vehicle and went off the roadway, striking a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, who was identified as 28-year-old Johnell Hornsby, suffered fatal injuries and was immediately declared deceased.
Castillo was injured and arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter.
The incident remains under investigation with the SAPD.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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