Woman killed in three vehicle accident

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- One person was killed in a three vehicle accident on US20 and CR325 West in Springfield Township Tuesday morning.

According to the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department, 75-year-old Norma Rauschenbach was driving west on US20 when she stopped to wait for eastbound traffic to clear so she could turn onto CR325 West.

While waiting for traffic to clear, her car was struck from behind by a Toyota 4Runner. The impact forced Rauschenbach's vehicle into the path of a Mercedes driving eastbound on US20.

Rauschenbach was pronounced dead at the scene.

All three drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The accident is still being investigated.


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