The double fatality wreck that occurred in the 8300 block of Eastex have been identified as:

Jacob Craft, age 24 from Silsbee, driver of the Honda.

Meexee Castelan, age 33 from Beaumont, driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe.

Previous Release:

This morning at 6:00 a.m. Beaumont Police received a call in reference to a vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lane of traffic in the 8300 block of Eastex Freeway.

Shortly after the call was made a head on collision occurred resulting in both vehicles catching on fire. Both vehicles were occupied by single persons and both were pronounced deceased on scene. BPD traffic unit is investigating the crash.

The identities will be withheld until full proper notifications have been made.