Driver killed in weather-related Indiana crash with semi-truck, police say

Police released photos of the destroyed car Wednesday

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Driver killed in weather-related crash with semi-truck
A Ford Crown Victoria driver was killed in a car and semi truck crash in La Porte, Indiana, police said. The accident was related to snow and weather.

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WLS) -- A driver was killed in a weather-related car and semi-truck crash in Northwest Indiana on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

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The accident happened Tuesday around noon on the U.S. 20 highway in LaPorte County, Indiana. The driver of a Crown Victoria started sliding on the snow-covered roadway and crashed into the trailer of a semi-truck. Another car that was unable to avoid the accident crashed into the driver's side. The driver of the Crown Victoria was killed in the crash.

Police released images Wednesday of a vehicle destroyed in the crash.

Police did not provide further information about the incident.