SAN ANTONIO -- Police are searching for the driver of a hit-and-run accident at the 1900 block of Austin Highway that struck and killed a man late Wednesday night.

Authorities said a 32-year-old man attempted to cross Austin Highway to catch the taxi he called when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle.

The driver fled the scene and the victim was discovered by a passing motorist who observed a man lying in the north bound lane of Austin Highway.

Emergency crews took the victim to SAMMC in critical condition where he later died from his injuries.

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