On Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 7:03 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to an auto-pedestrian accident in the 7900 block of Eastex Freeway Southbound.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the victim was attempting to cross the freeway when he was struck by several vehicles. The victim was deceased on scene and identified as Berry Sonnier, age 66 from Beaumont. The investigation is still on-going.