UPDATE: Authorities identify Groves man killed in U.S. 69 crash

Published 11:31 am Monday, June 28, 2021

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Gary Wayne Moore, 73, of Groves died as a result of injuries suffered from this weekend’s multiple vehicle crash in Port Arthur.

Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said a call about the wreck came in to dispatch at approximately 1:32 p.m. Sunday in the 8400 block of Memorial Boulevard.

Four vehicles were involved in the crash, which took place in the southbound lanes, Duriso said.

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PAPD’s Advanced Accident Investigation Team is leading the investigation.

Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Marc DeRouen released the name of the victim Monday morning after confirming the next of kin had been notified.