Fatal car crash victim in Port Arthur tentatively identified, police chief says

Published 3:03 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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Port Arthur police are working to find the correct identity of a man killed in a crash Saturday.

Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said Tuesday the deceased is a Hispanic male, age 22 and possibly named Donald Garth.

The man did not have identification with him at the time of his death, but police were able to piece together the little information they have at this time.

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The crash took place at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday at 7th Street and Woodworth Boulevard and involved a Nissan car and Hyundai Elantra.

The driver of the Nissan, believed to be Garth, died at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Advanced Accident Investigation Team.