Gary Man Dies After Crash in Construction Zone

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report

April 28, 2017-According to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, a Gary man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident early this morning. Information derived from the scanner indicates that the accident involved a passenger vehicle striking a construction vehicle near the intersection of I-65 and the 15th Avenue/Indiana Toll Road interchange. According to INDOT the Indiana Toll Road ramp is currently under construction.

Coroner Frey states that investigators were called to the scene at 4:11 a.m. Kyle Shannon, age 25 of the 1500 block of Vermont Street, was pronounced dead at the scene. The notes list the manner of death as Accident-MVA and blunt force trauma was noted. Gary Police and Gary Fire/EMS were involved in the accident investigation.

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