Harlingen man charged with fatal hit and run

HARLINGEN — The young man who police say struck and killed another man with his car Tuesday night has been identified and arraigned.

Joaquin Cordero, 24, of Harlingen is charged with a second degree felony of accident involving death in connection to the hit and run death of Harlingen resident Jeffrey Wall, 52.

His bond was set at $100,000.

Police say Cordero struck Wall in the 900 block of W. Tyler Ave. around 9:30 Tuesday night. They found Wall dead on the street and Cordero had left the scene.

Cordero surrendered Wednesday afternoon.