Orange man one of two killed in motorcycle crash, police say

Published 3:01 pm Saturday, March 9, 2024

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BEAUMONT — Two people were killed, including a local man, following a one-vehicle motorcycle crash on the morning of March 9, authorities said.

Beaumont Police Department officers responded to the 400 block of South 4th Street in Beaumont at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in reference to a motorcycle crash.

Responding officers located two deceased individuals in a parking lot.

The preliminary investigation revealed a motorcycle was traveling north on 4th street at a high rate of speed.

Police said the operator lost control and struck the curb in the 500 block of South 4th Street, then struck a fence in the 400 block of South 4th, ejecting the operator and a passenger.

The victims were identified as Devin Moore, 26-year-old from Orange, and Shanice Richards, 28-year-old from Beaumont.