Man run over after accident on Eastex Freeway

Shawn Fronzaglio Sr.

CORRECTION: A photo that ran in The Examiner with this news item regarding the death of Shawn Fronzaglio Sr. included a photo taken from Facebook that was, in fact, Shawn Fronzaglio Jr. We regret the error.


Beaumont police officers responded to a major crash in the 2700 block of northbound Eastex Freeway on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 7:56 a.m. BPD’s preliminary investigation revealed that a minor crash occurred between two vehicles. One of the drivers exited his vehicle and was fatally struck by a passing car.

The man has been identified as Shawn Fronzaglio Sr., a 44-year-old Vidor man, according to a statement from BPD PIO Haley Morrow.

No charges have been filed.