Deadly hit-and-run collision on U.S. 6 under investigation

(Photo supplied/LaPorte County Sheriff's Office)

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian.

It was around 6 a.m. on Monday, April 22, when deputies were called to the 11000 block of U.S. 6 for a person struck by a vehicle.

On scene, an officer found the body of an adult male was found lying near a ditch off the westbound lanes. U.S. 6 was closed for approximately three and a half hours for the on-scene investigation.

So far, there’s no word about a suspect vehicle description.

Anybody who may have been traveling on U.S. 6 around 6 a.m. on Monday and has further informationis asked to contact LaPorte County Chief of Detectives at  (219) 326-7700, extension 2401, or by email at

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