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Man identified after being hit, killed by several cars while trying to cross SPID on foot

The accident happened on westbound SPID near the Greenwood exit.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Nueces County Medical Examiners have identified the man who was hit by several cars on South Padre Island Drive Wednesday morning.

25-year-old Caleb Pacheco was killed after trying to cross Highway 358 westbound near the Greenwood exit.

The call came in just after 5 a.m. Officers arrived and found Pacheco dead on the road.

"Preliminary investigation reveals that the person was struck several times. It's real dark, so people going to work or going home, its really hard to see what's on the roadway," Corpus Christi Police Officer Garcia said. 

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