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City worker impaled by pole in his neck after crashing into fence dies

(SBG San Antonio photo)

An employee with the City of San Antonio has died after he crashed into a fence Sunday afternoon.

Authorities were called to General McMullen and Castroville Road at about 2:30 p.m. for reports of an accident. When officers arrived, they found 23-year-old Jeffery Castillo with a pole stuck through his throat. Police said he lost control of the vehicle, crashed into a fence for 50 feet until a pole pierced through his neck. No other cars were involved and he was the only person in the vehicle, police said.

Castillo worked for the city's Parks and Rec Department.

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