Two persons died in
a head-on crash on Sunday on Ind. 2 in Boone Township, the Porter County
Sheriff’s Police said.
The victims were
identified as Laurel Donner, 56, of Valparaiso; and Jessica Trzepacz, 33, of
police, at 7:30 p.m. Donner was southbound in the 700 west block of Ind. 2
and Trzepacz was northbound when they collided.
Both drivers were
pronounced dead at the scene, police said, and both had to be extricated
from their vehicles.
passenger, John Donner, 62, also of Valparaiso, was transported to Porter
Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
is still ongoing to determine which vehicle drove left of center,” police
The Porter County
Coroner’s Office will conduct routine toxicology screens, police added.
The PCSP was
assisted at the scene by the Valparaiso and Hebron police departments, the
Hebron, Boone Grove, and Lakes of Four Seasons fire departments, Porter EMS,
and the Coroner’s Office.