Fatality Victim Identified

The DPS has released the name of a man that was killed in a wreck on I-10 in Orange

County Monday night. 24-year old Nicholas Alan Blanchette, of Beaumont, was stalled

in the eastbound lane, near FM 1136, when his vehicle was struck from behind by an 18-

wheeler. The impact caused both vehicles to catch fire. Blanchette was pronounced dead at

the scene. The wreck forced the interstate to be closed for nearly nine hours.

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