LaPorte County crash claims the life of Illinois man

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind., --- Deputies are investigating a rural crash that claimed the life of an Illinois man.

Officials were called out to a single vehicle crash just after 3:15 am Sunday morning in the 6400-north block of County Road 500 East.

They said a silver Saab was traveling northbound on CR 500 East when it left the lane and traveled off the east side roadway.

When the vehicle re-entered the road, it rolled over until it eventually stopped on its roof.

Two men, including 30-year-old Dillon Cervi of Justice, Illinois, were in the car.

Cervi was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other person was transported to the hospital for his injuries.

The fatal alcohol crash team was also called to the scene and is investigating the crash.

Toxicology test results are pending.

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