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1 dead, 2 injured after crash at Phelan Blvd, Dowlen Road intersection in Beaumont

A 31-year-old Beaumont resident was pronounced dead at the scene.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police are investigating a deadly two-vehicle crash that took place Tuesday night.

It happened at the intersection of Phelan Boulevard and Dowlen Road around 9:20 p.m.

A Jeep Compass disregarded a red traffic light, entered the intersection and hit a Cadillac SUV, according to a Beaumont Police Department release. The driver of the Jeep, 31-year-old Beaumont resident Bryant K. Foster, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger of the Jeep and the driver the Cadillac were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The fatal crash is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.

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From a Beaumont Police Department release: 

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 9:19 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the intersection of Dowlen and Phelan in reference to a major traffic crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Jeep Compass disregarded a red traffic light and entered the intersection, striking a Cadillac SUV. The driver of the Jeep Compass was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other passenger of the Jeep, as well as the driver of the Cadillac were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The deceased victim has been identified as Bryant K. Foster, a 31 year old Beaumont resident. The investigation is on-going.

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