A Valparaiso man
died after a collision at County Road 450E and Indiana 2 in Washington
investigation indicated that a blue 2005 Chevy Impala driven by Bruce Evers,
65, Valparaiso, was traveling north on CR 450. As Evers pulled into the
intersection, his Chevy Impala, was struck on the driver side by an
eastbound 2004 maroon Ford F250 driven by Steven Ray Poort, 29, of
The driver of the
Impala, Bruce Evers, died upon impact, police said.
A passenger in the
Impala, Jacob Evers, 19, of Valparaiso, was transported to Porter Regional
for complaint of pain to his entire body.
uninjured. Routine toxicology tests are pending.
Police said traffic
on Ind. 2 has the right of way with CR 450 East having a stop sign.
were dispatched to the scene at 2:43 p.m. Porter County’s Accident
Reconstruction Team was called and Ind. 2 was shut down for approximately 2
Assisting at the
scene were Washington Township Fire, Porter EMS, Porter County Coroner’s
Office and Green’s Towing.