One person killed in head-on crash in LaPorte County


One person was killed in a head-on crash in LaPorte County.

The collision happened just before 12 p.m. on Friday, July 24, in the 8200 block of U.S. 6 when a passenger vehicle and a pick-up truck collided.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was killed. A two-year-old child in the backseat recveived minor injuries. The driver of the pick-up was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend for treatment, according to 95.3 MNC’s reporting partners at ABC 57.

Officials believe a semi truck was side-swiped by the pick-up prior to the head-on crash.

The driver of the pick-up truck was airlifted to Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The La Porte County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team is investigating the crash.


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