The News

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a five-vehicle crash occurred on US 69 at Oil Field Road in Hardin County. The collision sent nine people to area hospitals.

According to Trooper Stephanie Davis, since all occupants of the multiple-vehicle crash were transported to receive medical attention, the specific details of the incident are unclear. Troopers believe the initial crash was a head-on collision between a Mercedes and a Nissan, and three other vehicles crashed into those two.

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Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue responded to a report of a house fire at 2197 Rusk. According to Captain Brad Penisson, when firefighters arrived, they found a vacant duplex engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to quickly control the blaze with no injuries, and it was determined the fire was deliberately set.

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A five-year-old Vidor boy was tragically killed as the result of a vicious dog attack over the weekend, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Effective Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7 a.m., Rosedale Drive between Old Dowlen Road and Eastex Freeway will be closed to traffic until Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5 p.m. for the installation of a new sewer line.

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Sgt. Kevin Tate of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Dwight King

All-terrain vehicles are designed for off-road use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. And the consequences can be tragic.

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