Man killed in head-on collision in San Augustine Co.

Source: DPS
Source: DPS

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Beaumont man died following a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler in San Augustine County Monday morning.

Jimmy Minor, 62, died on the scene, which was on US 96, 8.2 miles south of San Augustine, at 6:11 a.m.

According to the DPS report, Minor was driving a 2000 Chevy S-10 north on US 96 and crossed the center stripe and hit a 2013 Freighliner, driven by Candyce Porter, 47, of Missouri. Minor was wearing a seatbelt.

Pondyce was not injured. Her passenger, Jennifer Hartung, 40, of Missouri, was not wearing a seatbelt and was treated and released from a San Augustine hospital.

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