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Person hit, killed by car after attempting to cross College Street Saturday night

Beaumont Police said the person was crossing College Street traffic when the accident happened.

BEAUMONT, Texas — One person is died after being hit by a car Saturday night. 

Beaumont Police said the person was attempting to cross College Street traffic when the accident happened at 11:16 p.m. Jan. 12. 

Officers blocked off the westbound side of US 90 / College Street while first responders transported the pedestrian to St. Elizabeth's hospital with critical injuries. 

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the hospital, police said. 

The victim's identity will be released after the family has been notified. 

The investigation is still ongoing, but the driver of the vehicle is cooperating with police.