A man who was killed in an accident Wednesday morning has been identified as Luis Magana Cardenas, 52, of Port Arthur. He was the passenger in a 1995 Toyota truck, driven by Rigoberto Cardenas, also of Port Arthur.

The driver of the Dodge truck was Richard Kain of Orange. Kain was driving south on FM 1006, when he attempted to make a left turn in front of the Toyota. Kain was injured in the crash, and was reportedly treated and released from the hospital.

Rigoberto Cardenas is also being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.


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One person was killed after two vehicles collided early Wednesday morning on FM 1006, near the Lanxess plant, in Orange. Two trucks, a Toyota and a Dodge were involved in the accident.

The drivers of each vehicle were injured, while the passenger in the Toyota died.

One of the injured drivers was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, and the other was transported to Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital.

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