Update: Police ID man killed after falling or jumping from vehicle

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by KVUE News

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Posted on February 11, 2014 at 7:58 AM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 12 at 3:32 PM

AUSTIN -- Austin police have identified a man they say either fell or jumped out of a vehicle, hit his head and died.

Police say Sergio David Cruz, 41, was a passenger in a car driven by Paula Torres around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say she Torres was drunk when she drove into the parking lot of the Jack in the Box restaurant at Ben White Boulevard and Montopolis Drive in Southeast Austin. That's when Cruz either jumped or fell from the vehicle, injuring himself.

Paramedics took Cruz to University Medical Center Brackenridge where he died.

Torres was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

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