On Saturday December 5, 2020 at 6:39pm Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to investigate a wreck that occurred in the 200 block of 25th Ave NE in Center Point. A vehicle traveling west on 25th Ave NE left the roadway and struck a culvert. Deputies arrived and found a one car wreck with a male driver and female passenger in need of medical attention. Deputies performed CPR on the woman until paramedics arrived. The woman was determined to be in her third trimester of pregnancy. The woman was transported to the hospital where she later died. The child was delivered but did not survive. The Sheriff’s traffic accident reconstruction team was dispatched to investigate the wreck.
The missing child, 4-year-old Jarren Austin, Jr., who was reported earlier as missing has been located and is safe.