Motorcyclist killed in weekend accident

Motorcyclist killed in weekend accident

A weekend accident claimed the life of a Beaumont man, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

According to a news release from BPD, officers responded to an accident at the intersection of Magnolia and Delaware at a little after 3:30 p.m. on March 29. Upon arrival to the reported location, officers located a maroon Ford Taurus and a black Yamaha Motorcycle on its side in the middle of the intersection. The motorcycle’s lone rider, identified by police as 45-year-old Thomas Walker, was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the 5 occupants in the Taurus, reportedly two adults and three children, were transported to the hospital by EMS. Police report Walker was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Police interviewed witnesses to the accident. The Beaumont Police Traffic Unit is still investigating the incident.

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