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Beaumont Man Killed in Accident

Jorge De La Fuente2 years ago

A 23-year old man from Beaumont died at the scene of a car crash in Silsbee and another man, 22-year old, was lifted to a Beaumont hospital.

Details of the Fatal Beaumont Collision

According to Fox 4 News, the crash happened in the 100 block of US Hwy 96 on Wednesday morning at 1:15am

The crash involved a 2004 Dodge four-door which was going southbound along 5th Street and left the roadway, striking a traffic signal support pole

The 23-year old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Harding County Justice of the Peace Christ Ingram and the passenger, 22-year old was air lifted to a local hospital.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • The fatality rate on Texas roadways for 2013 was 1.40 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled.
  • There were 65,539 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • Fatalities in traffic crashes in rural areas of the state accounted for 55.76% of the state’s traffic fatalities.
  • A reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.

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