Cedar Lake Man Succumbs to Injuries Received after Being Hit by Car

St. John Police say automobile struck pedestrian early this morning in the 8900 block of Wicker Avenue

July 17, 2018-A 37 year old St. John Man died early this morning after being struck by a car according to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey.  According to St. John Police, officers were dispatched to the 8900 block of Wicker Avenue at approximately 4:30 a.m. today for a report of a personal injury accident.  “Upon law enforcement arrival, it was determined that a vehicle traveling north bound on Wicker had struck a pedestrian” according to St. John Police.  Coroner Frey confirmed that Coroner Investigators were called to Franciscan Hospital in Crown Point.  37 year old Robert Sulzberger of the 12000 block of Maple Avenue in Cedar Lake was prounounced deceased at 5:13 a.m. Blunt force trauma was noted as injury.  

St. John Police say they requested assistance from the Lake County Accident Reconstruction Team.  No further details were released at this time.


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