Man dead after semi swerves into his path in Starke Co.

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

Starke Co., Ind. A Starke County driver was killed Wednesday when a semi crossed into his lane.

The semi was heading west on U.S. 30, just east of 600 East in Hamlet.

Shortly after 10 a.m., it crashed into an SUV going in the opposite direction.

The impact killed 57-year-old Russell Dahl of Illinois.

The Marshall County Coroner says Dahl died of massive head and chest injuries

The driver of the semi was not hurt.

According to our reporting partners at WKVI, alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

But officials are processing blood test results.

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