A Kouts man died
Monday in a one-vehicle accident on Ind. 8 in Pleasant Township, the Porter
County Sheriff’s Police said.
The victim was
identified as Danny G. Shelton Jr., 35.
police, at 1:45 p.m. Shelton was eastbound on Ind. 8 when, in the area of
C.R. 30E, he left the roadway to the south for unknown reasons and struck a
pronounced dead at the scene by the Coroner’s Office.
Police said that
Shelton was not wearing a seatbelt but that his airbags did deploy.
Harris told the Chesterton Tribune that an autopsy and toxicology
screen would be performed today. “At this time a cause and manner of death
have yet to be determined,” he said.