A Portage man was
killed Saturday in a two-vehicle accident on I-80/94 in Lake County, the
Indiana State Police said.
The victim was
identified as Devin Risher, 28.
police, at 10:20 p.m. Risher was eastbound in the far left lane of I-80/94
when, near the 3.6 mile marker, his Chevrolet van struck a GMC Yukon
eastbound in the left center lane being driven by Annie Iskra, 43, of
Risher’s van then
began to fishtail across all lanes of traffic before striking the concrete
barrier wall and overturning, coming to a rest on its passenger side. Police
said that Risher--who was not wearing his seatbelt--was trapped inside the
van and died of blunt force trauma.
The eastbound lanes
of I80/94 were closed from 10:33 p.m. to 12:36 a.m. Sunday.