On Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 7:35 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a major traffic crash involving two motorcycles in the 5900 block of East Cardinal Drive. Preliminary investigation revealed that the two motorcycles were traveling at a high rate of speed, when they both lost control in the curve of E. Cardinal Drive. Due to the speeds they were traveling, both motorcycles traveled down the embankment and ended up on Ohio St., which runs parallel to Hwy 69. There were a total of three motorcycle riders involved in the crash, which resulted in one fatality. The fatality victim has been identified as 66 year old, Ronnie Linder. The two other riders both sustained major injuries and were transported to a local hospital for treatment.