A Pleasant Township
man died Monday in a one-vehicle accident in Boone Township, the Porter
County Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
The victim has been
identified as Donald Kneifel, 78.
police, at 8:11 p.m. a passerby in the area of C.R. 900S and C.R. 250W
observed a 2006 Saturn Vue with heavy front-end damage off the south side of
the roadway and against a tree.
Kneifel deceased, police said.
initially determined that Kneifel was eastbound on C.R. 900S when his
vehicle left the road for an unknown reason. “Speed is believed to be a
contributing factor,” police said.
The results of a
routine toxicology screen are pending.