, Port Arthur, Texas

July 1, 2013

Groves crash leaves two teens dead

The Port Arthur News

GROVES — The Groves Police Department is continuing the investigation into the cause of a single vehicle crash that that killed two people Sunday morning on FM 366.  

On Sunday, June 30, at approximately 7:40 a.m., the Groves Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash involving a tree.

The preliminary investigation and witness statements indicate that Oziel Carrizales, 19 years old of Port Arthur and his passenger Juan Figueroa, 19 years old of Port Neches was traveling southbound in the 3900 block of FM 366 in a Honda, driven by Carrizales.

According to a witness, the vehicle veered across the two northbound lanes of traffic and struck a tree. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. Neither was wearing safety restraints.

The crash is still under investigation.

The Groves Police Department requests anyone having additional information regarding this incident to call (409) 962.0244.