A pedestrian trying to cross over South Padre Island Drive near Greenwood Road was struck and killed by several vehicles traveling in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
The Nueces County Medical Examiner Office have released the identity of the man who was deceased at the time paramedics arrived on the scene. 25 year old Caleb Pacheco was identified as the pedestrian.
Pacheco graduated from Calallen High School in 2014 and was a running back for the football team. According to records, Caleb Pacheco was also enlisted in the United States Navy.
Investigators want to remind everyone that it is illegal to cross the freeway on foot at any time.