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A medical helicopter crew prepared to fly 22-year-old DaMichael Brooks, of Doucette, to a Houston hospital after he was involved in a major accident in Mont Belvieu on Tue, May 23rd, 2023. Brooks died at the hospital shortly after arrival.

A Tyler County man is dead following an early Tuesday evening accident in Mont Belvieu. Police there have identified the man as 22-year-old DaMichael Brooks, of Doucette.

According to Mont Belvieu Police Chief Jimmy Ellison, Brooks was driving a 2005 Saturn Ion and disregarded a stop sign on State Highway 146. The small car was then hit on the driver side by a 2016 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Ellison said Brooks was flown from the scene by medical helicopter to a Houston hospital where he died.

Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck sustained non-life threatening injuries.