Beaumont man dies in wreck near Jasper

Beaumont man dies in wreck near Jasper

On March 23, at about 7:45 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a multiple vehicle crash at the intersection of FM 2799 and FM 1747 in Jasper County, Sgt. Stephanie Davis reported.

Preliminary reports indicate that a 1999 Pontiac passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on FM 1747. A 2006 Dodge pickup truck was traveling westbound on FM 2799. The driver of the Pontiac failed to yield the right of way, pulled out in front of the Dodge pickup and was struck in the driver-side door.

The driver of the Pontiac, Devontray Jalon Hadnot, 22, of Beaumont, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Ronny Billingsley.

The passenger of the Pontiac, Tiara Allen, 22, of Beaumont, was transported by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries. There are no current updates on her condition, as of the last official update on March 24.

The driver of the Dodge, 54-year-old Lawrence Spikes of Jasper, was transported by ambulance to Jasper Memorial hospital with minor injuries.

The crash investigation is ongoing.