Corpus Christi (KIII News) — A woman who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning while crossing SPID on foot near Rodd Field Road died from her injuries.
Corpus Christi's Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 24-year-old Justina Gravagne.
The Corpus Christi Police Department is investigating the accident but said the driver may not be at fault.
Police said it was around 5 a.m. Tuesday when they received a phone call from a driver saying they had possibly hit a woman who was crossing the highway. Witnesses at the scene told police Gravagne was jumping the jersey barrier from the westbound to the eastbound lanes of the SPID.
"It's not a well-lit highway at this point, but you should never be crossing the roadway," CCPD Lt. Maria Huerta-Garcia said. "Especially barefoot."
Police said at this point Gravagne who was hit is to blame for the crash, so the driver has not been cited.
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