Fatal Single Occupant Crash In Porter County
Porter County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a single vehicle, single occupant, fatal crash late Monday afternoon. Based on witness statements and initial investigation by officers on scene; the vehicle, a Jaguar, was northbound on State Road 49 south of the CR 900 North overpass when the Jaguar drove off the roadway of the northbound lanes of St Rd 49 into the median for unknown reasons. The vehicle then continued northbound in the median between the northbound and southbound lanes of St Rd 49, when it disappeared into the opening that leads to the railroad tracks underneath on CR 900 North. The vehicle landed on the railroad tracks approximately 100 yards east of the crossing, The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 63 year old male Dennis Clem from rural Washington Township, was pronounced deceased on scene.
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