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Semi Driver Killed In Multi-Vehicle Accident

Last updated on Wednesday, May 28, 2008

(CHESTERTON) - A multi-vehicle crash claimed the life of a semi truck driver Tuesday in Northwest Indiana.

Police say the semi driver rear-ended a flat-bed trailer on Indiana 49 in Chesterton. The crash pushed the flat-bed trailer through the intersection and sheared a box truck in half.

No other fatalities were reported. However, an Indiana State Police trooper was injured after crashing his vehicle while traveling to the scene of the accident.

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