LaPorte County

Teen Dies, Others Injured in ORV Rollover in LaPorte County


An off-road vehicle driven by a teenager rolled over, killing a 14-year-old passenger and injuring others in northern Indiana, authorities said Monday.

The rollover occurred Sunday night in LaPorte County.

A 13-year-old lost control of the side-by-side vehicle during a turn, and five kids were ejected, the Department of Natural Resources said.

A passenger died. A 15-year-old passenger was taken to a Chicago trauma center with serious injuries. Three more were treated for minor injuries.

“The investigation into the incident is ongoing,” the DNR said.

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