Cedar Lake Man Airlifted to Hospital after LaPorte County Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle rider was airlifted to a hospital Thursday, after a crash on State Road 2. LaPorte County sheriff’s deputies say they were called to the 7800 block of West State Road 2 at about 3:15 Thursday morning, after getting a report of an unresponsive man lying along the roadway. When police arrived, they reportedly found a crash scene nearby.

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Three People Injured in Car/Train Accident


Three people were injured in a car vs. train accident in Starke County just after 3 p.m. on Thursday.

According to Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin, the driver of a minivan reportedly failed to yield to the right of way of a westbound CF&E train on 1100 East just south of U.S. 30. When officers arrived at the scene they found the minivan on the north side of the railroad tracks in a deep ditch.

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