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Gary man killed in crash on I-94 in Lake County

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A Gary man was killed Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident on I-80/94 in Lake County, the Indiana State Police said.

The victim was identified as John Vinson, 58.

According to police, at 11:40 p.m. Vinson was eastbound in the far left lane of I-80/94, near the 11.6 mile marker, when for an unknown reason he swerved across all lanes of traffic before leaving the roadway and striking the impact attenuators at the northbound I-65 ramp.

After initial impact, police said, Vinsonís 1995 Cadillac spun counterclockwise, then came to a rest on the outside shoulder facing southwest.

Vinson, the vehicleís sole occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lake County Coronerís Office.



Posted 2/29/2016





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