Police ID victim of fatal hit and run

Published 6:18 pm Thursday, May 31, 2018

Port Arthur Police have identified a man killed in a May 26 hit-and-run wreck as Marvin Levine, 44.

Levine was struck around 9 p.m. while walking in the 300 block of H.O. Mills Boulevard, which is a service road on Texas 73.

The vehicle that struck Levine did not stay on the scene and Levine was left in the roadway, according to a news release from police.

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The department’s advanced accident investigation team and the criminal investigation division responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.

PAPD Lt. Martin Blitch said a person of interest has been identified and that person and his or her attorney came in to speak with officers. In addition, police are still speaking with witnesses.

“It’s going to be a lengthy investigation,” Blitch said.

By Thursday evening, no arrests had been made in the case.