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Running Red Light Blamed in Fatal Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - Authorities are still investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash between a passenger vehicle and semi-truck in La Porte County that ocurred Thursday afternoon at U.S. 30 and State Road 39.


Police said 39-year-old Brent Freyenberger was westbound when he disregarded a red light and was broadsided by a southbound semi-truck.


Freyenberger of Plymouth was pronounced dead at the scene while the truck driver, 37-year-old Kody Hansen of North Judson, sustained only an upper body injury.


Whether alcohol or drugs were involved, so far, are not known. Police were still waiting for the blood test results.

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