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Chesterton resident dies in Toll Road accident Wednesday

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A 33 year-old Chesterton woman was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday due to injuries after her vehicle collided with the guard rail on Interstate 90 near Cline Avenue, Indiana State Police said.

Police this morning said the woman has been identified as Lindsey Proper.

According to police, at approximately 8:48 p.m. Proper was eastbound on I-90 when her vehicle made contact with the guard rail. Proper was administered first aid but died from her injuries, police said.

Police said the right lane of eastbound I-90 was closed while emergency services cleared the roadway and is now open as of this morning.

Assisting at the scene was ISP, Lake County Coroner’s Office, Gary Fire and EMS and Herrera’s Towing.

The investigation of the crash is still ongoing, police said.


Posted 9/17/2015




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