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Man Killed in Weekend Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that ocurred over the weekend at about 3 a.m. Sunday in the area of 500 East and 650 North near Rolling Prairie. 


Police said Dillon Cervi, 30, of Justice, Illinois was pronounced dead at the scene. Justin Cervi, 22, of Riverside, Illinois was taken by ambulance to a regional hospital with undisclosed injuries.


Both occupants of the vehicle were from the Chicago area.


According to police, the investigation shows a silver 2005 Saab was northbound on 500 East when the car left the roadway then began rolling after returning to the pavement.


The car came to rest on its roof facing in the opposite direction, police said.


So far, no indications have been given on whether alcohol or drugs were involved in the accident.


Investigators were still waiting for the results of a toxicology test. 

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