A Hebron man was
killed early this morning in an accident on Ind. 2 in Porter Township, the
Porter County Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
Harris has identified the man as Ronald L. Sheets, 60.
police, at 6:16 a.m. Sheets was northbound on Ind. 2, in the area of C.R.
450S just north of Hebron, when he attempted to pass another vehicle and
lost control of his 2008 Ford F-150. Harris said that Sheets appeared to
have hit a patch of black ice.
The pickup truck
then left the roadway to the west, traveled 50 to 75 yards into a cornfield,
and rolled several times, police said.
wearing a seatbelt at the time--was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt
The results of a
routine toxicology screen are pending, Harris said.