Husband and wife killed in LaPorte Co. crash

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A Rolling Prairie couple was killed Saturday after a crash in LaPorte County.

It happened on 450 east and U.S. 20, near Rolling Prairie, around 2:30 p.m.

Investigators say Hobert West and his wife Leota West, both 88, were driving their Oldsmobile southbound on 450 east when they pulled into the path of a pick-up truck.

The pick-up truck was heading west.

Hobert West was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Leota West died at the LaPorte Hospital.

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