Timothy Hefner Killed in Accident at US 20 in LaPorte County, IN

September 14, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Timothy Hefner
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 20, Gary, LaPorte County, IN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
LaPorte County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Semi-Truck
US 20
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle and semi-truck collided

What Happened

Indiana State Police identified the person killed in a crash at US 20 in LaPorte County, IN on September 14th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle operated by 29-year-old Timothy Hefner was headed eastbound on US 20 when a semi-truck ahead began to slow for a school zone ahead. Police say the motorcycle collided with the rear of the truck, which came to a stop after the collision. Hefner suffered fatal injuries in the collision while the truck driver was uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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