BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police are investigating a scene of a fatal accident that left a victim lying in a ditch.
The body was discovered in a ditch located in the 5100 block of Helbig Road Saturday morning.
Investigators say the victim was hit by a car 'possibly' early Friday morning. The victim's name will not be released until a family relative has been notified.
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News release from Beaumont Police...
On Saturday, August 8, 2020, Beaumont Police responded to the 5100 block of Helbig in reference to a person lying in the ditch.
When Officers arrived, it was clear that the individual was deceased.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been struck by a vehicle, possibly in the early morning hours of August 7.
The victim’s identity is being withheld, pending next of kin notification. The investigation is on-going.
Anyone with information is asked to call Beaumont Police at 832-1234.