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An Orange man died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 73 Saturday afternoon after he was reportedly rear-ended by another driver who fell asleep behind the wheel.

At approximately 1 p.m. Aug. 15, a 2009 Ford pickup truck was traveling eastbound in the outside lane on Highway 73. According to Trooper Stephanie Davis, it is believed that the driver of the Ford pickup truck fell asleep at the wheel and rear-ended a 2010 Dodge pickup truck. The impact of the collision caused both vehicles to drive off the roadway and roll over.

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A Beaumont residence sustained heavy fire damage Monday afternoon from a blaze caused by a pot left on a burning stove. 

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Authorities believe that a seizure caused the drowning death of a 42-year-old Florida man competing in a Sabine Lake fishing tournament this weekend.

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A man who was shot in self-defense after he reportedly opened fire on a Beaumont residence died Saturday night.

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A man was reportedly stabbed by his girlfriend in Beaumont Saturday afternoon. 

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