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Local Man Killed in U.S. 35 Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - A man was killed in a two vehicle crash yesterday in La Porte County.


Adam Fedorowicz, 67, of La Porte was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt from trauma to the head, said La Porte County Coroner Lynn Swanson.  The accident happened before 6 a.m. on U.S. 35 at 250 South.


According to La Porte County Police, Fedorowicz activated his right turn signal but turned left into the path of a vehicle approaching from behind.  Fedorowicz was ejected from his car, police said.


The other driver, Melissa Newcomer, 28, of Knox complained of pain but refused medical attention.  Police said her 2006 Jeep, after making contact with the driver's side of the victim's 2016 Nissan, came to rest on its roof in the northbound lanes of the four lane highway.


All four lanes of U.S 35 were closed for about 90 minutes after the crash.

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