Person found in roadway may not have been hit by vehicle, Port Arthur police say

Published 12:38 am Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Port Arthur police are investigating an incident Saturday night where a person was found laying in the roadway.

Police were called after 9 p.m. Saturday to the 3000 block of Russell Street in reference to a person lying in the roadway.

What led to the person being found in the roadway is under investigation.

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Police Chief Tim Duriso said as the investigation continues authorities are leaning more toward the idea this was not an auto-pedestrian crash and that the person may suffer from a medical condition.

The person did not go to a hospital for treatment, he said.