Beaumont Man Killed In Jasper County Wreck

A wreck in Jasper County has claimed the life of a Beaumont man. The DPS reports the 22-year

old victim was driving east on FM 1747 when he failed to yield the right of way and struck a

pickup at the intersection of FM 2799, which is west of Jasper. The driver of the car, whose

name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 22-year old female passenger

in his car was airlifted to  Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont with serious injuries.

The driver of the pickup, 54-year old Lawrence Spikes of Jasper, was transported to Jasper

Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

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