Tragic crash ends in death

Tragic crash ends in death

Samantha Swanson, a 45-year-old Orange woman, tragically succumbed to her injuries after a car crash resulted in her sustaining severe injuries the night of Monday, Aug. 27. 

According to a press release form Beaumont Police Department, Beaumont Police responded to a major crash at S. MLK and Florida Ave that resulted in a fatality. Investigation revealed that a Ford Sport Trac truck that was traveling Northbound on S. MLK, failed to yield on an unprotected green light, turning Westbound onto Florida Ave. While making the turn, the Ford Sport Trac truck was struck on the right passenger side by a Ford F-150 that was traveling southbound on S. MLK. Swanson, who was riding passenger side in the Ford Sport Trac, sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where she later died from her injuries.

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