Name released in Jefferson County auto-pedestrian fatality

The family has been notified and the identity of a man who died in an auto pedestrian accident has been released.

A dispatcher with the Department of Public Safety tells 12News the accident happened around 9 p.m. Friday.  The driver of a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, identified as Mack Clarence Mitchell, 37, of Baytown, was heading west on Highway 90 about 2 miles west of Beaumont.  A pedestrian, identified as Lucas David Aubrey, 33, of Beaumont, was walking on the inside lane of traffic and was struck by the Trailblazer.

Aubrey was pronounced deceased at the scene by Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Ray Chesson.

No charges have been filed.

The accident remains under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.

Editor's note: This is one of two auto-pedestrian accidents that happened locally in a 24 hour period.  The other happened near the Colonnade Shopping Center in Beaumont.  There are no fatalities reported in that accident.


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