3News has confirmed the identity of the victim in Sunday night's hit and run accident on Weber, near SPID, as 61-year old Ernest Stephens of Corpus Christi.
Stephens was struck by a silver sport utility vehicle at around 9 p.m. Sunday while crossing the street. Police said Stephens was not using the crosswalk. However, the driver never stopped.
The victim was transported to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has determined that the cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries suffered in the accident.
If you have any information regarding the hit and run accident, please call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-8477.