On Saturday, May 14 at approximately 8:47pm, the Port Arthur Police Department responded to the 1100 Blk of MLK DR in reference to a major traffic accident involving two vehicles.
Upon arrival to this location, officers found the operator of a 2021 red Honda motorcycle to be deceased. This subject was identified as Wayne Joseph Prosperie, 32, of Orange. The 34 year old passenger on the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
The second vehicle involved in this accident was a 2011 Lincoln passenger car. The driver was unharmed. The cause of this accident is currently under investigation by the Port Arthur Police Departments Advanced Accident Reconstruction Unit along with the Criminal Investigations Division.