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Collision Involving Police Vehicle

(La Porte, IN) - No serious injuries were reported from a motor vehicle collision involving a La Porte Police vehicle early last evening.


La Porte Assistant Police Chief Bill Degnegaard said an officer, in response to a call, was going through the intersection at Indiana 2 and Andrew Ave. when his and another's vehicles collided.


Degnegaard said one of the drivers complained of pain.


The police vehicle sustained what appeared to be moderate front end damage.


“It sounded like it was just the bumper, headlights and the grill pretty much,” he said.


Degnegaard said he wouldn’t be able to provide more specifics until the ongoing investigation was completed. There was still daylight when the collision happened.

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