Names From Fatality Released

The DPS has released the name of a Groves man that was killed in a wreck last night. DPS Sgt.

Stephanie Davis says 39-year old Mario Ruben Clunga died when a pickup backed in front of

his motorcycle on Twin City Highway, near 7th Avenue. Clunga was pronounced dead at the

scene. A passenger on the motorcycle, 34-year old Erin White, of Houston, was transported to

Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the pickup, 46-year old

Richard Eric Bean, of Groves, was treated for minor injuries at the scene. He was then arrested

for intoxication manslaughter.


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