Beaumont police have released the name of a woman that was killed in a one-vehicle
wreck last night. 86-year old Bernice Waddell was a passenger in a vehicle that pulled
off of Lexington Drive, across Dowlen Road, into the Westmont Shopping Center parking
lot, and struck the concrete column in front of Talbot’s clothing store. Waddell was pronounced
dead at the scene. The driver of the car was transported to the hospital. The investigation into
what caused the accident continues.