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Man involved in Port Arthur motorcycle accident dies from his injuries

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PORT ARTHUR -

A man involved in a weekend motorcycle accident has died from his injuries.

The accident happened Sunday around 2 p.m. in the 1000 block of N. Levy Rd. on Pleasure Island.

A spokesperson for the Port Arthur Police Department said a 23-year-old man had been riding a motorcycle and slowed to make a turn. It appears he locked up the brakes of the motorcycle and was thrown. He struck the pavement.

The rider was taken by medical helicopter to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont where he underwent surgery for head injury. He succumb to his injuries later in the evening and died.

The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of family.

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