Accident

An overturned tractor trailer in Lumberton had U.S. Highway 69 shut down for hours Friday morning, Feb. 20, reports DPS.

According to a news release, the highway was shut down between FM-421 and Forest Road (Walmart) due to the accident. All lanes reopened at 9:35 a.m., according to DPS.

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UPDATE:

The Interstate near the Goodyear plant is now open from earlier 18-wheeler crash.The driver, 39-year-old Eugene Singleton of Alabama, was not injured in the accident.

 

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Police in Beaumont are still trying to determine whether a man discovered injured at the intersection of Delaware Street and 19th Street in Beaumont on Feb. 16 was assaulted or struck by a vehicle, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

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Original release, 8:12 a.m.:

The Texas Department of Pubic Safety reports that a major accident on Interstate 10 in Orange County has resulted in unknown injuries to the parties involved and lane closure on the westbound side of the interstate. At approximately 6:40 a.m., there was a two vehicle crash on Interstate 10 at Highway 12 in Orange County.  One of the vehicles involved was an truck tractor semi-trailer.

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A police pursuit that began in Pinehurst and continued into Harris County resulted in an accident and injured a peace officer in the early morning hours of Jan. 27, reports the Pinehurst Police Department.

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A 29-year-old Kirbyville man was killed Jan. 9 when he was struck by a 2007 GMC truck as he crested a hill on F.M. 252 about one mile north of Kirbyville.

According to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis, Derek Smith was traveling in the northbound traffic lane of F.M. 252 when he was hit by the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

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Vidor police are investigating a single-car accident that left one dead on Dec. 27.

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The driver of a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle accident in Orange who had to extracted using the Jaws of Life later died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, reports the Orange Police Department.

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A Port Arthur man is dead following a fatal accident between a motorcycle and an SUV that occurred Dec. 12 in the 3700 block of Memorial Boulevard in Port Arthur.

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Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers are investigating a fatal accident involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler that occurred in Hardin County on Highway 96 near the Hardin-Jasper county line on Dec. 14 at about 6 p.m.

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