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Driver injured in accident in Rolling Prairie died from injuries

A driver was killed in an accident on SR 2 and CR 450 E Wednesday morning.

Around 10:15 a.m. CST, the La Porte County Sheriff's Office was called to a crash on SR 2 at 450 E involving a semi and a Ford F-150.

Deputies say the driver of the semi was traveling north on CR 450 E when he crossed SR2 in the path of the pickup truck.

The pickup struck the semi in the fuel tank and diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway.

The driver of the pickup truck was unconscious and trapped in his vehicle.

Kankakee Township firefighters extricated the driver and he was flown to Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

HAZMAT was called to the scene to clean up the fuel spill.

At 2 p.m. CST, deputies were informed the driver of the pickup truck died of his injuries.

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