Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 9:15 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a subject lying in the roadway unresponsive after being struck by a vehicle in the 6300 block of College. Officers arrived and the victim was found deceased.
The Beaumont Police Traffic unit arrived to conduct the investigation. During the investigation, it was revealed that the victim was observed stumbling westbound in the middle lane of traffic. Witnesses on scene attempted to get the man’s attention and get him to the side of the roadway. After unsuccessfully doing so, a vehicle traveling eastbound on College did not see the victim and struck him. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.
The victim was identified as w/m, William Russell Johnson, age 25 from Beaumont. The next of kin has been notified.