On Sunday, January 25, 2021 at 11:42 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a major traffic crash in the 8000 block of Eastex Freeway. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a bicyclist was traveling in the middle of the Northbound lanes in the 8000 block of Eastex Freeway. The bicyclist was struck by a vehicle also traveling Northbound on the freeway. Beaumont EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Herman Alexander, a 28 year old Beaumont resident. The investigation is on-going.