Man dies following accident in Beaumont neighborhood

The Beaumont Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that happened on the 1400 block of Avenue A and Lavaca around 11:36 a.m. Sunday.

Beaumont Police Department spokesperson, Sgt. Robert Flores said a 60-year-old man from Beaumont was driving a 2013 Mazda westbound on Lavaca when he struck the rear of a Dodge pickup truck.

The Mazda ended up on the curb and sidewalk before hitting a fence. The 60-year-old driver was unresponsive when he was transported to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont where he was pronounced dead.  An autopsy has been ordered.  The victim's name is being not being released at this time pending notification of kin.


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