Man Killed in Fatal Off Road Vehicle Crash- Lake County

20 Oct

Indiana Conservation Officers and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a fatal off road vehicle crash that occurred in the early morning hours on 10/20/13 in Lake County. Emergency personnel responded to downtown Highland at 3:20 am to a report that a Polaris Ranger had rolled over and had trapped three occupants. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other occupants sustained minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital. Names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.The investigation is on-going and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. Other agencies assisting include the Lake County Coroner’s Office, Highland Fire Department, Highland Police Department, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department.


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