On Monday, January 8, 2018 at 3:54 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a major Auto-Pedestrian Crash in the 6100 block of Hwy 69 southbound. When officers arrived they located a male laying in the roadway. At this time, it is unclear whether he was attempting to cross Hwy 69 or if he was walking next to the inside lane when he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and later passed away. The victim has been identified as Dayton W. Greer, a 46 year old Orange County man. The investigation is on-going.
Fatality Auto-Pedestrian Crash- 6100 HWY 69
About the Author: Haley Morrow
Officer Haley Morrow has been with the Beaumont Police Department for 7 years. Officer Morrow served on Patrol prior to being assigned to the Police Community Relations Unit in July of 2016. Officer Morrow comes from a family of Beaumont Police Officers, to include her Father, Brother, and Husband. Her sister is also employed with the City of Beaumont as a 911 dispatcher.