Woman killed in fiery rollover crash in South Bexar County

Woman killed in fiery rollover crash along Highway 281 in South Bexar County on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - A woman was killed in a fiery rollover crash early Wednesday morning, prompting a partial shutdown of a highway in South Bexar County.

According to officers at the scene, a couple was in a car on Highway 281 near Martinez Losoya Road when the driver lost control and rolled over shortly after 4 a.m. The car caught fire and burned.

A passenger, later identified as 18-year-old Samantha Beltran, was thrown from the car and died at the scene. The driver was treated for a concussion.

Crews shut down the northbound lanes of 281 for a short time. The lanes reopened by 6:30 a.m.

Investigators said there were no signs the male driver was impaired or intoxicated, but the deadly crash remained under investigation.

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