Accident

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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Three children and two adults were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 87 just north of Deweyville Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis said the crash occurred around 6 a.m.

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Police in Orange are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that happened Sept. 27 at about 8:37 p.m.

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The Beaumont Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that left one man dead last night.

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An Orange woman died in a single-car accident over the weekend, police report.

According to a news release from the Orange Police Department, on Sunday, May 4, the officers responded to the report of a one-vehicle traffic accident in the 11000 block of FM 1130.  Officers found that a white Ford truck had left the roadway, flipped, and then struck a telephone pole.  The driver was thrown from the vehicle, and was pronounced deceased at the accident scene by Judge Derry Dunn.  Evidence suggests that the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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