Beaumont Crash Results in Death of US Navy Serviceman
A US Navy Serviceman ID’d as Jaquane Carter, 30, was killed in a big rig crash on Friday afternoon.
Carter, from Burgaw, North Carolina, was traveling westbound in a Kia Sportage at the time of the accident.
Carter reportedly failed to stop for traffic around 12:40 p.m. on April 1st.
As a result, his vehicle rear-ended a 2019 Freightliner towing a 53-foot-semi-trailer.
Unfortunately, the US Navy Serviceman died at the scene of the accident.
Police shut down traffic on the roadway for a period of time following the wreck.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jaquane Carter.
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