UPDATE: Police identify man killed in traffic
On April 22, Beaumont police released the name of the man who died after laying in oncoming traffic on April 20 as 28-year-old Michael Tyrone Motton of Beaumont. See related article at http://theexaminer.com/stories/news/man-killed-after-laying-down-highway-traffic-lane. According to a press release from BPD, traffic unit investigators are awaiting preliminary autopsy results, which they hope may give some insight into why Motton walked onto the highway that evening.
"As we continue to investigate this incident, our thoughts and prayers are with Motton’s family and friends," the news release from BPD read.