A motorcycle crash claimed a life on Thursday, June 25, on the Indiana Toll Road.
Theodore Hickman, 21, of Portage, was trying to outrun Portage Police on his motorcycle when he crashed into the rear of a semi-trailer as it was changing lanes, according to Indiana State Police.
As a result of the crash, Hickman was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a Gary hospital, but did not survive.
The driver of the semi was not injured in the crash.