Toyota passengers killed in collision with 18 wheeler on I-10 near Beaumont

A 24-year old woman from Austin and a 57-year old man from San Antonio were killed this morning in a crash on Interstate 10 westbound near Beaumont.  At around 4:30 a.m. a 2013 Toyota sedan crashed into the rear of an 18-wheeler that was carrying concrete powder.  The man and the woman who died were passengers riding in the Toyota according to Channel 11; the driver of the Toyota was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth hospital to undergo surgery. Names have not been released, but the driver is reported to be a 21-year old man from San Antonio; Troopers think the Toyota driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel.  The 57-year old driver of the 18-wheeler was under observation at the hospital: he is from the Houston area. An investigation of the accident is ongoing.

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