BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old Nederland woman who was found along Highway 347 Friday morning.
The body of Vanna Lynn Ball, 37, of Nederland, was found along the highway where the ramp from southbound Highway 69 becomes the 6200 block of Texas 347 on Friday, September 15, 2023, police said.
Police are treating her death as a hit-and-run and said on Thursday, September 21, 2023, that they have identified a suspect and are continuing to investigate. They have not yet released the name of the suspect.
The case will be filed with the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office police said on Thursday.
Police believe she was struck by a vehicle and are investigating the incident as a hit-and-run according to a Beaumont Police Department spokesperson.
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