Victim of fatal wreck ID’d as Port Arthur man

Published 12:04 am Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Port Arthur Police has identified Lorenzo Saucedo, 39, of Port Arthur as the victim in Friday’s fatal collision.

First responders were called to the scene of a head-on crash between a Ram truck and a Nissan Armada about 4 a.m. Friday to the 3500 block of Texas 82. Police believe the driver of the Nissan, identified as Saucedo, crossed over into the other lane, striking the other vehicle head-on. This caused the Nissan to roll, according to information from PAPD.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the occupants of the Ram truck were brought to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.