Man dies after being struck; dragged by car on Koepke Street

A man was struck and then dragged by a car died from his injuries on Thursday, June 9, 2022 on Koepke Street.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the intersection of Koepke Street and Peabody Street on the north side for reports of a man who had been hit around 12 p.m.

When police arrived they found the man deceased and possibly decapitated after a silver sedan struck the man, dragged him, and than struck a utility light pole. Emergency crews pronounced the man dead at the scene.The driver of the vehicle fled and police are searching for the vehicle that has heavy front end damage.

The family has identifed the man as 62 year old Don McCullough.

Additional information was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.