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Round 2 of isolated showers and thunderstorms dotting the area for lunchtime. These storms should be shortlived. Highs will again reach the lower 90's in most areas. Less coverage of showers as the week progresses. Look for some of the hottest temps to date as we approach the weekend. Mid and upper 90's could be the norm by the weekend.
80-year-old Beaumont man dies of injuries one day after driver crashes into him
BEAUMONT - Beaumont Police tell KFDM News an 80-year-old man died early Wednesday after a driver crashed into his car Tuesday afternoon at a west Beaumont intersection.
Sgt. Rob Flores says Anthony Cicero, 80, died of his injuries at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth.
Investigators say Cicero was driving his Buick north on Arlington Drive, off Phelan, when a 55-year-old man driving a Ford pickup west on Phelan crashed into him.
The impact of the accident forced both vehicles into the driveway of a home.
Police say the driver of the pickup truck wasn't hurt.
Police believe the pickup truck driver was traveling at a high rate of speed. Police say according to witnesses, Cicero had a green light and the pickup truck driver had a red light at the time of the accident.
The accident is still under investigaton.