According to officers one man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle while walking along Highway 361 just after 2 a.m. early Saturday.

Police on the scene say the man was wearing dark colored clothing at the time of the accident and was not seen by the driver. As for the driver, officers say that person remained on the scene and has not been given a ticket. Officers say the victim was pronounced dead the scene.

As of this morning officials in Port Aransas have yet to release the name of that victim, and say the accident is currently under investigation. This is a developing news story, we will share more details as they come in.