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Victim in weekend motorcycle accident identified as Port Arthur man

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A spokesperson for the Beaumont Police Department has released the name of a man killed in a weekend motorcycle accident.

The deceased is identified as Joel Barrera Esparza , 29, of Port Arthur.

The accident happened around 6 p.m. Saturday on Highway 69 southbound at Spur 380  near the MLK exit. A 12News crew at the scene was told that Esparza left the roadway and ran into cable barriers.

There were two motorcycles at the accident scene.

Officers shut down a portion of Highway 69 southbound at the Highland exit where motorists were diverted to the service road.

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