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February 6, 2019-Hammmond Police are being assisted by the Indiana State Police in a crash investigation after a high speed chase resulted in the death of one individual. Neither Hammond Police nor Indiana State Police have issued a statement at this hour. A high speed chase began at approximately 7:00 p.m. tonight near Blaine and 165th Street according to witnesses. The vehicle travelled along 165th Street at a high rate of speed, The driver of the vehicle lost control near the Lyman Avenue bike bridge and the vehicle came to rest upside down in a yard. The driver reportedly was ejected from the vehicle. The Lake County Coroner is on scene. No information regarding the identity of the driver is known at this time.
Hammond Police have issued a statement regarding this incident. This story has been updated Here-Police Say Wanted Man Fled Officers Before Fatal Crash