Teen falls from moving car, dies on McFaddin Beach

Teen falls from moving car, dies on McFaddin Beach

On March 18 around 5:00 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a fatal incident on McFaddin Beach in Jefferson County, TxDPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis reported.

Preliminary reports indicate that a 19-year-old male from Port Arthur was standing on the running board of a H3 Hummer. As the vehicle drove on the beach, the male fell off the running board.

The 19-year-old male was transported by private vehicle to St. Mary's hospital in Port Arthur where he was pronounced deceased. He was later identified as Justin Joseph Guillory, 19, from Port Arthur.

This is an ongoing investigation as troopers work to determine the exact factors that contributed to this fatal crash. At this time, troopers have not filed any charges.

The driver of the Hummer, an 18-year-old male from Port Arthur, and three (3) other passengers were not injured.

This is an ongoing investigation as troopers work to determine the exact details surrounding this fatal incident, Davis said.

- TxDPS

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