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Rockport police eyeing hit-and-run driver in Tuesday fatality

Posted at 12:40 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 14:02:06-05

ROCKPORT, Texas — Rockport police are looking for a hit and run driver involved in a fatal accident Tuesday night.

Phillip Chupe, 63, was riding a mobility scooter along Business Highway 35 just before 6 p.m. Tuesday when he was hit by a vehicle.

Chupe died at the scene.

The vehicle that hit him is believed to be 2011 to 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, or a similar vehicle.

It should have extensive damage to the right front and along the right side.

The vehicle was last seen headed toward Aransas Pass.

If you have information on this vehicle, contact Rockport Crimestoppers at 361-729-TIPS.