The victim of the
fatality traffic accident is identified as follows:
Name: Erin Nicole
Yates, White Female Age:
October 7, 2017, about 5:22pm, the Vidor Police Department responded to a Major
Traffic Accident in the 2400 block of Highway 12.
at the scene to find two motor vehicles had collided in the roadway. Vehicles
involved were a Hyundai passenger car and a Chevrolet pickup. Preliminary
investigation show the Chevrolet Pickup was traveling west on Highway 12 and
the Hyundai passenger car was traveling east. The Hyundai turned in front of
the Chevrolet when struck on the right passenger side.
The driver of the
Hyundai, 35 year old Erin Nicole Yates of Vidor, was later pronounced deceased
at the hospital by Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Ray