Port Arthur man dies in Eastex Freeway accident

A Port Arthur man died at the hospital shortly after a collision on the northbound service road of Eastex Freeway Tuesday evening.

BEAUMONT - A Port Arthur man died at the hospital shortly after a collision on the northbound service road of Eastex Freeway Tuesday evening.  On Wednesday morning police identified the victim as 26-year-old Carlos Enrique Delatorre.

A Beaumont Police Department news release says the collision happened just before 7 p.m. in the 2100 block of Eastex Freeway. This is near Café Del Rio and Red Lobster at the curve. 

 

The news release says officers found a Dodge Nitro in a grassy area just east of the service road.  A passenger, later identified as Delatorre, was taken to the hospital, but doctors were not able to save his life.

Police say no other vehicles were involved in the accident.  The investigation is ongoing.

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