One person killed in I-94 crash in La Porte County

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. - One person was killed in a crash on I-94, near mile marker 38, on Thursday, according to Indiana State Police.

At 10:08 p.m., troopers responded to the two-vehicle crash on eastbound I-94, about two miles west of exit 40 to Michigan City and La Porte.

According to the investigation, a 2007 BMW X54 was traveling east on I-94 when, for unknown reasons, it ran off the road.

The BMW then hit the back of a 2021 Volvo semi-tractor, pulling one trailer, that was parked on the outside shoulder of the road.

The driver of the BMW was pronounced dead at the scene by the La Porte County Coroner's Office.

Their name is being withheld pending family notification.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

The right two lanes of I-94 were closed in the area for two and a half hours while crews investigated and cleaned up the scene.

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