1 dead, 4 injured after speeding teen driver allegedly runs red light in Beaumont

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BEAUMONT, TX – One person was killed, and multiple others were injured in a crash in Beaumont last week that may have been caused by a speeding teen driver, according to 12 News Now.

The accident happened near the intersection of N. 11th Street and the I-10 service road on Thursday afternoon.

The 16-year-old driver of a maroon Dodge pickup truck was reported traveling at a high rate of speed when he ran a traffic light. He collided with the passenger side of a silver Chevrolet HHR SUV, which was pushed into the opposite lanes in the impact.

A black Ford pickup truck and a gold Chevrolet Equinox then collided with the SUV.

An occupant of the HHR, 51-year-old Beaumont resident Aleida Tovias Rios, died due to injuries sustained in the crash.

Four other people sustained minor wounds.

No further information is available at this time.

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