A Valparaiso man
died on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 6 in Liberty
Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police said.
Harris has identified the victim as Erich Goranson, 29.
police, at 9:47 p.m. Goranson was westbound on U.S. 6 when, while traveling
on the Ind. 49 overpass, his 1999 GMC Suburban left the roadway to the
right, striking first the guard rail and then a light pole near the
southbound Ind. 49 exit ramp.
ejected from the Suburban and pronounced dead at the scene.
Assisting at the
scene were the Chesterton Police Department, Indiana State Police, Liberty
Township Volunteer Fire Department, and Porter EMS.
The results of a
routine toxicology screen are pending, police said.