On Saturday, August 8, 2020, Beaumont Police responded to the 5100 block of Helbig in reference to a person lying in the ditch. When Officers arrived, it was clear that the individual was deceased. Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been struck by a vehicle, possibly in the early morning hours of August 7. The victim’s identity is being withheld, pending next of kin notification. The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information is asked to call Beaumont Police at 832-1234.