Authorities identify Port Arthur pedestrian killed Monday evening
Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Authorities have identified a local woman killed Monday night after being struck by a U.S. Postal Service vehicle while she attempted to cross the street.
Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett said the woman is identified as Laura Vanessa Martinez-Segura, 52, of Port Arthur.
Burnett has ordered an autopsy.
The fatal collision took place at approximately 6 p.m. in the 4300 block of Procter Street in Port Arthur.
Police Chief Tim Duriso said the woman was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.
The Postal Service worker did stop after the crash and is cooperating with police, Duriso said.
The incident is under investigation.