On Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 5:30 a.m. Beaumont Police responded to the 1800 block of S. Major Drive in reference to a pedestrian hit and run fatality accident. Officers arrived and located the victim deceased on scene.
Information was received about a Tahoe that was possibly involved and patrol units subsequently located it. The Tahoe had damage to the front end of the vehicle. The driver was detained and questioned. During questioning, the driver admitted to hitting the pedestrian and leaving the scene. The driver is identified as Shelby Mone Douglas, age 28 from Beaumont. Douglas was taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility and booked in for failure to render aid, serious bodily injury/death.
The victim was identified as identified as Russell Guillory, age 70 from Cheek. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation continues.