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Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle identified

Posted at 8:36 AM, Jul 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 20:35:05-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car while trying to cross South Padre Island Drive.

The 27-year-old has been identified as Alexander Alvarado by the Medical Examiner's Office. The official cause of death is blunt force trauma.

The incident happened on state highway 356 around 3 a.m., close to the Carroll High School area.

Police do not know why the pedestrian was crossing.

Corpus Christi Police say, the person died from their injuries and that charges will not be filed against the driver.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released.

Pedestrian crossing SPID dies