DENVER, CO. (THECOUNT) — Coban Porter, a University of Denver basketball player and the brother of Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., has been identified as the suspect arrested early Sunday in connection with a fatal crash in Denver, Colorado.

Porter, 21, was taken into custody on suspicion of vehicular homicide and reckless driving following a fatal crash in Denver early Sunday morning.


According to reports, the fatal crash occurred near Buchtel Blvd South and South University Blvd in Denver around 2 a.m. Sunday.

One driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additional details of the crash were not provided by officials as of Sunday night.

It is unclear if Michael Porter Jr. was involved in the crash, however, he was missing from Sunday night’s game against Oklahoma City citing “personal reasons.”


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