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1 killed in single vehicle crash in Laporte County

One person died after an early morning car crash in LaPorte County.
One person died after an early morning car crash in LaPorte County.(Gray Media)
Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 2:58 PM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - One person died after an early morning car crash in LaPorte County.

A white 2015 Hyundai Tucson had been traveling southbound on SR39 when it entered a curve.

For an unknown reason, the driver didn’t navigate the curve and left the roadway before colliding head-on with a tree.

Police found the car fully engulfed in flames Saturday morning in the area of SR 39 and CR 1800 South in rural Prairie Township around 1 a.m.

The driver, 45-year-old Lorie Myers, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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