On Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 2:07 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 200 block of I-10 North in reference to an auto pedestrian accident. Officers located the deceased victim and the driver of the vehicle involved. BPD’s Traffic Unit was requested and responded to the scene to further investigate.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver of a 2013 Hyundai was traveling northbound in the 200 block of I-10 when they struck the victim. The driver of the Hyundai is cooperating with the investigation. The deceased male victim has yet to be identified and the investigation continues.