BEAUMONT, TX – An elderly woman was fatally struck by a driver who left the scene of the crash on Major Drive in Beaumont last weekend, according to 12 News Now.
The collision happened at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, April 25, in the 1800 block of S Major Drive, when the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe collided with 70-year-old Cheek resident Russell Guillory, then fled the scene.
Guillory was pronounced dead at the site of the crash.
Authorities later located 28-year-old Beaumont resident Shelby Mone Douglas, who reportedly confessed to fatally striking Guillory.
Douglas was taken into the Jefferson County Correctional Facilities on charges of a hit-and-run leading to death.
The accident remains under investigation.
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