According to the Corpus Christi Caller Times, police arrived to the scene at around 6:29 pm Thursday where they found the woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers believe the woman was running across the freeway, from the right lanes towards the left shoulder, when she was struck. Her vehicle was parked on the left shoulder of the highway.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman, a 16-year-old, remained at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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