US 41 crash leaves jackknifed semi, debris: Two injured 


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LAKE VILLAGE – Two men were injured Monday night after a crash left a semi jackknifed on U.S. 41.

According to the Newton County Sheriff, it happened at 7:13 p.m. Monday night when the tractor trailer unit was traveling east near US 41 and SR 10, crashing into another semi.  

One of the drivers, a 55-year-old Massachusetts man, to be extracted by fire and medical personnel.  The driver of the other semi has been identified as a 62-year-old Virginia man.  

Names are being withheld by local officials as conditions of both are not known at this time.  Newton County EMA, Indiana State Police, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Newton County EMS, Lake Township Fire Department and Indiana Department of Transportation assistant in the crash.

The wreck remains under investigation.  Anyone that witnessed the crash is encouraged to contact Deputy Duncan 219-474-6081 EXT 3112.


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