BEAUMONT, Texas — A 54-year-old Lumberton man lost his life in a motorcycle wreck Sunday evening along Interstate 10 in Beaumont.
Shannon Barrios, 54, of Lumberton died after the motorcycle he was riding eastbound on Interstate 10 struck the center barrier according to a Beaumont Police Department news release.
Police say Barrios was headed east in the inside lane when he lost control and struck the barrier. He was thrown over the barrier and into the westbound lanes where he was struck by a westbound vehicle.
Paramedics with Beaumont Fire EMS pronounced him dead on the scene according to the news release.
The wreck happened in the 700 block of Interstate 10 eastbound near the downtown exit, according to a Beaumont Police Department release.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.
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Read the Beaumont Police Department release...
On Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 7:25 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 700 blk IH-10 E, in reference to a major crash involving a motorcycle. Preliminary investigation revealed that the sole occupant of a motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the inside lane when he lost control and struck the center barrier wall. He was thrown over the barrier and was struck by on-coming westbound traffic. Beaumont Fire and EMS arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased. BPD Traffic and ID responded to investigate and process the scene. The Victim has been identified as Shannon Barrios, a 54 year old Lumberton resident.