Traffic Unit investigators with the Beaumont Police Department have identified the victim from the fatal crash that occurred Thursday night, Jan. 9, 2014, at the intersection of North 11th and Long Street as Alexis Kiaria Neal, a 22-year-old resident of Buna. In a press release, BPD said police have notified her next of kin.
Police identified the man driving the vehicle that struck Neal’s as Justin Tyrone Young, a 34-year-old resident of Beaumont.
After Young was treated for his injuries, officers transported him to the Jefferson County Jail and booked him on one count of intoxication manslaughter. Judge Keith F. Giblin set Young’s bond at $500,000. According to the BPD press release, Young was still in the Jefferson County Jail as of Friday morning, Jan. 10.