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[ISP] Chesterton Man Dies in Crash from Medical Emergency
Start Date: 9/28/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 9/28/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description

Hammond, Lake County-A Chesterton man crashed his vehicle early this morning and died as a result of some type of medical emergency.

Preliminary investigation by Sergeant Dwayne Dillahunty revealed that at approximately 1:45 A.M., this Saturday, September 28, 2013, morning at 1998 Toyota Camry, driven by Timothy Knight, 54 of Chesterton was east bound on I-80/94 just west of Calumet Avenue when he suddenly veered right and went across I-80/94 lanes of traffic. The Camry hit the outer barrier concrete wall and came to rest in the deceleration lane that goes to the Calumet Avenue exit ramps.

Knight was unconscious and not breathing after the crash. He was pronounced dead at Munster Community Hospital and is believed to have had some type of medical emergency prior to the crash. An autopsy is scheduled.

Family has been notified.

The Camry sustained minor damage.


Contact Information:
Name: Sgt. Ann Wojas
Phone: 219-696-6242
Entry Type:
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