On Friday, July 19, 2019 at approximately 10:22am, the Beaumont Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a fatal traffic collision in the area of 5th Street and Beaumont Avenue.

Officers arrived to find the driver of a silver Subaru SUV had exited the Westbound I10 Freeway off-ramp at a high rate of speed. The driver went through the parking lot of a business and struck an employee of the business.

The employee died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

This traffic collision is still under investigation and further details will not be released at this time. If you have any information about this case, please contact the On-Duty Watch Commander at 951-769-8500

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