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DPS investigating accident that killed Beaumont man in Orange County

From DPS - On November 11 at approximately 1:15a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Orange County. The crash occurred approximately one mile West of Orange.

Preliminary reports indicate the driver of a 2011 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Interstate 10 followed by a 2016 Dodge pickup truck, a Honda passenger vehicle and another Dodge pickup truck. For an unknown reason, the driver of the Honda Civic struck the outside concrete wall and came to rest in the middle of the roadway. The Honda Civic was then struck by the other three vehicles.

The driver of the Honda Civic, 25-year-old Travion Ray Leaven of Beaumont, was transported by ambulance to CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth in critical condition. Leaven died at about 1:45p.m. on November 11.

The passenger of the Honda Civic, Jai Daw, 22, of Beaumont, was transported by ambulance to CHRISTUS in serious condition. At this time, there are no updates on her medical condition.

There were no other injuries reported.

All of the information is preliminary as troopers work to determine the factors that contributed to this crash.

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