On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 10:29 am, Beaumont Police responded to the 11,000 block of Eastex Freeway (Hwy 69) southbound near Tram Road in reference to a multi vehicle crash. The crash occurred in an active construction zone and vehicles struck two road construction workers. Both workers were transported to a local hospital, where one died from his injuries. The investigation is on-going. The deceased name is not being released at this time pending next of kin notification.