BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — The man killed Monday in a Benton Harbor crash has been identified by police as 19-year-old Alphonzo Lamonte Porter Jr.
Porter Jr. was a passenger in a car that collided with a van at Empire Avenue and Pipestone Street at about 6:05 p.m. Tuesday.
The driver of the car, 22-year-old Ulises Damien Rangel, was arrested and is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle while his license was suspended, revoked or denied causing death and carrying a concealed weapon, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.
Rangel was allegedly driving at a high speed prior to the crash, according to the sheriff’s department.
He and another passenger in his car were both taken to the hospital with injuries and released, according to a release.