UPDATE: Gary Police Say Juvenile, Adult Die as a Result of Train/Vehicle Collision on Lake Street

Trouble crossing has been scene of several fatal accidents in recent years

February 6, 2018-Gary Police have confirmed that an accident involving a train and a passenger vehicle has taken two lives this morning. According to the statement, “at approximately 8:05 AM the Gary Police Department responded to a call for service in the area of Lake Street and Miller Avenue regarding a train versus vehicle crash. Upon arrival Officer discovered an east bound freight train struck a green Chevy truck that was crossing the tracks. One adult and one Juvenile that were occupying the green Chevy were declared deceased on scene by the Lake County corners office.” The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family. We will update this report as additional information is obtained.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Michael Jackson at 219-881-7485

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