Police search for vehicle involved in deadly hit and run accident

March 12, 2019 GMT

Brownsville police continue to search for the driver in a hit and run accident that left a 79-year-old man dead.

The accident happened about 10:40 a.m. today at the 5700 block of Padre Island Highway.

Police were sent to the scene following a report of a hit and run accident involving a pedal cyclist, Brownsville police reported.

When the officers arrived at the location they found Nicolas Garza Torres, 79, unresponsive at the scene. He was pronounced dead

The police department is following up on the suspect vehicle that fled the scene of the accident.

Authorities report the case remains under investigation.