Vehicles crash into active construction zone, 1 construction worker killed

Published 12:09 am Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Beaumont Police responded  to the 11,000 block of Eastex Freeway (Hwy 69) southbound near Tram Road in reference to a multi vehicle crash.

The crash occurred at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday in an active construction zone and vehicles struck two road construction workers.

Both workers were taken to a local hospital, where one died from his injuries.

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The investigation is on-going.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending next-of-kin notification.