A 57-year-old man crashes into the Oso Bay in his 1999 Saturn and died later in the hospital.

Police are trying to figure out why the man drove passed warning signs and into the bay. They are questioning a witness and are asking the public if they have any information to contact the Traffic Safety Section at 886-2600.

The accident happened about 2:30 a.m. Sunday on the 8800 block of South Padre Island Drive.

The Corpus Christi police dive team responded to the scene to retrieve the vehicle out of the water.

An autopsy is being performed at the Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death.