Semi Driver Allegedly Drives Around Stopped Traffic, Crashes into Irrigation Equipment

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A semi driver faces multiple citations, after police say he crashed into irrigation equipment that was being moved on State Road 2 Tuesday afternoon. LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputies say they had blocked traffic in both directions on State Road 2 at County Road 600 East, when an eastbound semi drove around the stopped traffic and into a turn lane, narrowly missing a marked police vehicle.

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LaPorte County Road Work Set for Next Week


Road work is planned in La Porte County next week to increase safety on U.S. 20.

Indiana Department of Transportation crews will install rumble strips on U.S. 20 between U.S. 35 and the U.S. 20 and State Road 2 intersection. Officials say engineers found a way to use equipment and resources from a nearby project on State Road 39 to install this safety enhancement on the heavily traveled highway.

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