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Victim Identified from Weather Related Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - An out-of-state man was killed in a weather-related crash in La Porte County yesterday. 22-year old Chance Van Dyne was from Omaha, Nebraska.


La Porte County Police said he was eastbound on U.S 20 when his car began sliding on the snow-covered pavement and veered into the eastbound lanes, where he struck the trailer on an oncoming semi. Another westbound tractor-trailer then hit the vehicle.


According to officials, the entire driver’s side was removed from the impact. Van Dyne was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck drivers were not injured.


The crash on U.S 20 happened about noon near Wilhelm Road.

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