A semi tractor trailer clipped a tree on Avenue A in Beaumont Sunday morning.

The tree then fell and crushed the trailer, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard told 12News.

Avenue A between Easy Street and Irma Street, a neighborhood area just north of Lamar University, was closed after the incident.

Beaumont Fire-Rescue said that stretch of Avenue A should be reopened around 1 p.m.

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