30-year-old male dies in auto-pedestrian accident

30-year-old male dies in auto-pedestrian accident

On Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at approximately 10:17 p.m., officers of the Port Arthur Police Department were dispatched to the 7900 block of Memorial Blvd. in reference to an auto pedestrian accident.

According to Sergeant Lloyd, officers learned a 2013 Dodge Ram had been northbound in the inside lane when it struck a 30-year-old male pedestrian who was in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Ram remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

The Advanced Accident Investigation Team of the PAPD was called to the scene to investigate. Neither alcohol, nor speed, is believed to be a factor in the collision.

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