Single vehicle crash claims two lives in LaPorte County

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind., --- LaPorte county officials are investigating a single vehicle crash that claimed the life of two people.

Deputies located the accident scene early Saturday morning just before 4 a.m. on the 7400-west block of County Road 800 South in Clinton township.

Officials say a Chevrolet pickup was traveling east on CR 800 South when it drove left off the center for an unknown reason, crossed the westbound lane and traveled off the roadway, colliding with a utility pole and a tree before stopping.

The driver 40-year-old Todd Williamson and his passenger 34-year-old Michelle Pacione both died on scene.

Officials say toxicology reports are still pending as the investigation continues.

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