On Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 7:05 p.m. Officers responded to the 4600 block of Avenue A in reference to a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, the vehicle was on fire and the flames had to be extinguished by Beaumont Fire Rescue. The driver and only occupant of the red Dodge Journey, did not survive the crash and was pronounced deceased on scene. The preliminary investigation revealed the Journey was northbound in the 4600 block of Avenue A, left the roadway and struck a large oak tree.
The driver was identified as Tyesha Johnson, a 32 year old Beaumont resident.
The crash is still under investigation.