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Police identify victim and release name of man charged with intoxication manslaughter

Justin Tyrone Young (Photo: Beaumont Police Department) Justin Tyrone Young (Photo: Beaumont Police Department)

A police spokesperson has released the name of the name of a woman who was killed in what is believed to be an alcohol-related collision.

The victim is identified as Alexis Kiaria Neal, 22, of Buna.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Neal was driving north on 11th Street when she was hit by a truck pulling off of Long Avenue.

Neal's car ended up hitting a tree on the property of Calder Baptist Church. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man who was driving the truck, identified by police as Justin Tyrone Young, 34, of Beaumont, has been charged with one count of intoxication manslaughter.  He was taken to the Jefferson County Jail after being treated for injuries.

Young's bond is set at $500,000.


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