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DPS looking for information on hit-and-run fatality in Riviera

DPS looking for information on hit-and-run fatality in Rivera
Posted at 3:29 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 18:17:44-04

The Texas Department of Public Safety is looking for information about an auto-pedestrian hit-and-run fatality crash that occurred Monday in Riviera in Kleberg County.

The accident occurred about 2:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and State Highway 285 in Riviera.

DPS spokesman Nathan Brandley said preliminary investigations revealed that a male subject was reported laying in the crosswalk of State Highway 285. The male subject was later pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The victim has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin.

If anyone has information about the accident, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 361-698-5600.