Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Port Ave and Nimitz St in Corpus Christi, TX

August 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

South Port Avenue & Nimitz St, Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Sportage
Port Ave and Nimitz St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Sportage collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at Port Ave and Nimitz St in Corpus Christi, TX on August 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:23 a.m. According to investigators, a Kia Sportage was southbound on Port Ave before allegedly failing to control its speed and colliding with a pedal cyclist. Following the collision, the Kia allegedly fled the scene without stopping to render aid. The cyclist, a 47-year-old Corpus Christi man, suffered fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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