Police identify motorcycle driver killed following Saturday’s crash in Port Arthur

Published 6:26 pm Monday, August 21, 2023

Port Arthur police released the identity of a man who died after his motorcycle collided with a car in Port Arthur over the weekend.

The deceased is identified as William Moradel, 22, of Port Arthur.

The crash occurred at approximately 2 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Highland Avenue.

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The road intersects with Forest Drive and Woodrow Drive near Tyrrell Elementary.

Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said the motorcyclist was brought to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the other vehicle stayed at the scene and no citations were given, Duriso said.