Indiana State Police investigating fatal toll road crash
LA GRANGE COUNTY, Ind. –The Indiana State Police and Fort Wayne Post are currently investigating a fatal crash on the I80/90 toll road at 115 mile marker.
A silver Ford pickup truck was driving westbound when it crashed into a semi that was on the right shoulder of the road.
A passenger in the pickup truck was declared deceased by the LaGrange County Coroner on scene.
The driver of the pickup truck has been airlifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne. Their condition is currently unknown.
The driver of the semi has been taken to a local area hospital.
The westbound lanes are shut down and westbound traffic is being detoured at 121 mile marker exit near Howe as of 3:52 p.m.
Eastbound lanes are open however officials say that traffic backup is moving slowly.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.