The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Port Arthur Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly suffocated after entering the tank of a barge containing nitrogen at a local shipyard.
Port Arthur Police and Fire departments responded to a call of a man down inside a barge at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at Vessel Repair, 5848 Procter St. Extension.
The victim is identified as a 60-year-old man from Orange.
Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett pronounced the man deceased.