San Antonio, TX – Local Officer Matthew Krupa Killed in Crash on BroadwayTexas Accident News
San Antonio, TX (February 04, 2021) – A police officer for a local school district was killed during a two-car collision on Broadway on Thursday, February 4th.
The accident took place at about 9:00 a.m. and kept both lanes of traffic on Broadway in the area of Loop 410 closed off until about 12:00 p.m. when officers finally cleared the scene.
Officers that responded to the scene confirmed that one victim was dead and another victim was transported via ambulance to an area hospital.
The deceased victim has since been identified as 27-year-old Matthew David Krupa, who had just started working for the North East Independent School District police department the day before. 27. He was on his way to his second day of work when the accident happened.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Matthew David Krupa, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in San Antonio
Official records kept by the Texas Department of Transportation show that fatal car accidents occurred at a rate of 1.29 deaths for every 100,000,000 miles traveled in 2018.
Egregiously high fatality rates such as this are difficult to really wrap your mind around, but this rate places Texas as the state with the 16th largest fatal crash rate in the country. The nationwide rate for that same year is documented as 1.13 crash fatalities out of every 100,000,000 miles traveled.
Finishing 2018 with 3,642 car accident-related fatalities, however, Texans witnessed more death on their roadways than any other state.
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