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Single vehicle crash along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive leaves 1 dead

The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a fatal mid-day crash Saturday in the city.

Police Chief Tim Duriso said a vehicle left the roadway along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at approximately 11:26 a.m. Saturday, resulting in the death of a single motorist.

The crash took place in the 2800 block of Highway 82.

Duriso said an autopsy has been ordered.

Additional details about the victim’s identity were not immediately available.