One Dead in Two Vehicle Accident in LaPorte County


One person has died as a result of a two vehicle crash this morning at 0101 North U.S. Highway 421 in LaPorte County.

LaPorte County Deputy Coroner Mark Huffman pronounced one driver dead while two others in another vehicle were transported by LaPorte County EMS to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City for treatment and observation. The extent of their injuries is unknown, according to police.

The identity of the deceased driver has not been released pending family notification.

A portion of U.S. 421 was closed for several hours as investigators attempted to determine the cause of the crash.

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department personnel were assisted by the Westville Fire Department, LaPorte County EMS and the Indiana Department of Transportation.

The accident remains under investigation.