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Victim in fatal hit-and-run on Gollihar has been identified, suspect arrested

Neighbors say they saw the man trying to cross the street with his walker before being hit.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A man who died after being hit by a car on Gollihar Rd. near Christie St. Thursday evening has been identified by the medical examiner. 

Ricky Garza, 61, was crossing Gollihar when he was hit and killed. The driver of the car did not stop. 

Neighbors say they saw Garza trying to cross the road with his walker before he was hit.  

During their investigation, police were contacted by a member of the community who gave information on the driver 30-year-old Daniel Cantu. 

RELATED: Corpus Christi man arrested in fatal hit and run

The Traffic Investigator was able to secure a warrant for arrest with a $100,000.00 bond and on December 11th Daniel Cantu was placed into custody.

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