Kelly June Grogan Jr Fatally Hit by 18-Wheeler on I-10 near Beaumont

Kelly June Grogan Jr Fatally Hit by 18-Wheeler on I-10 near Beaumont

Kelly June Grogan Jr Killed in Beaumont Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 10 near MLK Blvd

Beaumont, Texas (September 15, 2022) – According to the police, a pedestrian was fatally hit by an 18-wheeler Wednesday morning near downtown Beaumont.

The deadly accident happened around 4:06 a.m., September 14, in the 1200 block of Interstate 10 East near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Police said Kelly June Grogan Jr, 51, of Beaumont, was trying to cross the interstate when he was struck by an 18-wheeler.

Grogan was killed in the crash. 

The driver stopped and cooperated with the investigators.

The crash closed the westbound traffic, and traffic was diverted at the Pine Street exit.

The Beaumont Police Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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