, Port Arthur, Texas

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March 13, 2014

UPDATE: PA man killed in fiery wreck

PORT ARTHUR — A 21-year-old Port Arthur man is dead following a fiery collision that occurred early Thursday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Abraham Hernandez, according to information from Port Arthur Police Department.

PAPD responded to a call of a major traffic accident at about 2:35 a.m. March 13 in the 6800 block of Ninth Avenue.

Officers arrived on scene to see one of the vehicles involved in the wreck fully engulfed in flames.

An initial investigation revealed that a SUV traveling north on Ninth Avenue struck the back of a commercial vehicle that was also traveling northbound on Ninth Avenue.

The driver of the SUV was mortally wounded, the drivers of the commercial vehicle received non-life threatening injuries.

The incident is being investigated by the PAPD Accident Reconstruction Team.


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