BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A funeral and mass for a 20-year TV anchor and reporter in Beaumont who was killed in a car crash will be held in his hometown of Kinder, La.
KFDM anchorman Bill Leger was killed around 1 a.m. Saturday while driving south on Louisiana 93, north of the town of Scott. Police say the 48-year-old failed to negotiate a curve.
The network says a wake will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25 at Ardoin Funeral Home in Kinder, where Leger was born. A funeral service will be held at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Kinder at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
Leger is survived by his wife Patricia, two daughters, Tatum and Tori, and his parents, Stanley and Kathryn Leger.