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ISP identifies truck driver killed in crash on I-94 in La Porte County

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. - Indiana State Police have identified the driver who died in a crash on Interstate 94 in La Porte County Friday morning.

The driver was identified as David C. Sturgis, 53, of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin. He was a driver for Dalli Trucking Inc. out of Greendale, Wisconsin.

The crash happened just before 3 A.M. near the exit to U.S. 20.

Troopers say a semi pulling two trailers was headed westbound when one trailer became detached.

They say a Volvo semi, driven by Sturgis,hit the detached trailer, causing the cab of the Volvo to be ripped off, killing Sturgis.

The force of the crash also caused items to be thrown across the interstate.

The left westbound lane of I-94 is open. The other lanes will remain closed until the crash can be cleaned up.

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