Overnight Crash Near South Central High School Claims a Life


The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle fatality crash. It happened just after 9 p.m. last night about a mile north of South Central High School near Union Mills. Authorities say one driver was pronounced dead at the crash site. The other was taken to IU Health LaPorte Hospital.

No information is available about that driver’s condition, and the names of the drivers have not been released. Officials say they were the only occupants of the vehicles. Investigators from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office say the crash site covers a large area along the east and west sides of County Road 600 West. The road will be closed between 800 and 900 South until at least mid-morning. Officials stress the investigation is very preliminary and say additional details will be released later this morning. As soon as they are, we will update this story on the air and online at WKVI.com.