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BPD releases name of mother who was Head Start teacher killed in crash
BEAUMONT - Beaumont police have released the name of a Head Start teacher who was killed in a collision that also left two of her children and another youngster with non-life threatening injuries. They are in stable condition at a hospital.
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Investigators say Erin Ilari, 44, died in the collision Monday afternoon. She taught 4-year-olds at Bingman Head Start in the Beaumont school district.
According to police, she was driving her Chevrolet Malibu south on Todd Street shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. Police say she pulled onto College Street and a 25-year-old man driving a Honda Civic struck Ilari's car at the intersection. The driver of the Civic was also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Sgt. Rob Flores tells KFDM News this is the eighth traffic fatality of 2013 in Beaumont.
BEAUMONT - From Beaumont Police Department A 44-year-old Beaumont woman died because of injures she received in a two-car collision yesterday.
Traffic Investigators determined that Erin Ilari, the deceased, was driving her Chevrolet Malibu southbound on Todd Street when she attempted to cross College St. As Ilaris car entered the intersection, a Honda Civic, driven by a 25-year-old Beaumont man, struck her vehicle. Beaumont EMS Paramedics on scene told our officers that it appears Ilari was killed on impact.
Three children were passengers in Ilaris car. Two of the children were hers and the third was a friend of the family. Paramedics transported all three children to area hospitals. Emergency room personnel listed them in stable condition. Beaumont EMS also transported the other driver and he was listed in stable condition.
Traffic Investigators are still working to determine the circumstances that lead to this fatal crash.
Photo courtesy of Bingman Head Start