SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Texas man, Jesse Anthony Cruz, has been identified as the victim killed when he was ejected from the sunroof of a vehicle that crashed as he was traveling as a passenger.

Cruz, 50, was thrown from out the sunroof of a car as it crashed and rolled into a drainage ditch on San Antonio’s Northwest Side.


The driver of the crashed vehicle was later identified as 31-year-old, Peter Jacob Zavala, who was charged with intoxication manslaughter.

According to police, the victim, identified by police as Jesse Anthony Cruz, 50, was a passenger in the car as it traveled down Leslie Road near Loop 1604 at about 10 p.m. source

Zavala drove his vehicle through a barricade and rolled off the roadway before landing in a ditch.

An accident report noted that Cruz was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected through the vehicle’s sunroof.

He was later located outside the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the crash is urged to contact police at 911.

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