Man struck, killed by truck in New Braunfels crash

FILE - New Braunfels police (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - New Braunfels police (KXAN File Photo)

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) – A man died after he was struck by a truck in New Braunfels early Saturday morning.

On Sunday, the New Braunfels Police Department identified the man as 19-year-old David Anthony Teniente, Jr., from Schertz.

At about 3:38 a.m. Saturday, NBPD and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 6200 block of I-35 south for reports of a crash. When first responders arrived to the scene, they found the man unconscious and lying in the grass median. Teniente was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, he was struck by an 18-year-old San Antonio man driving a 2015 Ford F150 truck. Witnesses say Teniente was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of I-35 when he was struck by the truck.

The crash remains under investigation. Police said no charges are expected to be filed on the driver. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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