A motorist was
killed on Wednesday after rear-ending a disabled semi on I-94 in LaPorte
County, the Indiana State Police is reporting.
The name of the
victim has not been released pending notification of family.
police, at 1:52 p.m.--well before the snow began to fall--the motorist was
westbound on I-94 when, three miles east of the Michigan City exit, the
motorist’s Chevrolet Blazer slammed into the rear of the semi, whose
operator had pulled it off the roadway onto the right shoulder.
“At this point, it
is unknown what caused the Blazer to leave the roadway, but the semi was
disabled and parked well off the roadway at the time of the crash,” police