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Temperatures will be a little cooler tonight into Friday as weak surge of cooler air works in from the northeast. No rain is still expected through the weekend with our next opportunity for rain not until Tuesday as a cool front moves through.
Name released of Port Arthur man run over by car
PORT ARTHUR - Port Arthur police are releasing the name of a man who was struck and killed by a driver late Tuesday night.
Authorities say the man, 50-year-old Lester Cowart of Port Arthur was crossing Highway 69 near Central Mall when the vehicle struck him in the northbound lanes.
Police say it's unknown why he was crossing the highway. Cowart died at the scene.
Police haven't filed any charges against the driver.