LaPorte crash leaves one man dead

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A crash between a car and semi left a man dead in LaPorte Monday morning.

It happened as the semi was traveling east on Highway 20.

Police say Javier Arteaga's car entered the intersection from Highway 35 and was hit by the semi, driven by Ivan Hickmott, 79.

The impact forced both vehicles across the median and against a highway 20 guardrail.

Arteaga, 28, of Michigan City, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.


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