Indiana State Police Respond to Nearly 200 Calls During LaPorte County Snowstorm


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Lowell, IN – Amidst the record-breaking snowstorm in LaPorte County, Indiana State Police Lowell District reported a staggering number of emergency responses. 

According to the district, they handled nearly 200 calls for service, from noon on Thursday, January 18th to noon Saturday, January 20th.

The snowstorm, which dumped a record 21.9 inches of snow in a single day and totaled 37 inches in Michigan City, posed significant challenges. Troopers provided assistance in 55 property damage crashes, responded to 10 personal injury crashes, and helped 56 motorists with various needs. Additionally, they managed 26 incidents of vehicles sliding off the road and cleared 9 roadway hazards.

This high volume of emergency responses underscores the intensity of the snowstorm and the critical role of the state police in maintaining public safety under severe weather conditions.


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