High-speed chase results in fatality

Beaumont police say a high-speed chase Friday night left one person dead.  The name of the victim is withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Officers with the Traffic Division were called to an accident in the 2800 block of Cartwright Avenue. 

Police say a silver 2003 Dodge Stratus was chasing a white Dodge truck at high rate of speed. The driver of the Stratus lost control and crashed into a ditch.  Police say he was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.  The passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

This Case is under investigation.


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