Chesterton Fatal Crash

The Chesterton Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday morning around 11 AM at the intersection of Indiana 49 and Indian Boundary Road.


A Chevrolet sedan was southbound on 49 when it rear-ended a semi-tractor trailer stopped in traffic just north of Indian Boundary Road, according to Chesterton Police. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased on the scene. The Porter County Coroner has identified the decedent as 24-year-old, Davion Anderson, of Detroit Michigan.

The operator of the semi, a 50-year-old New York resident, escaped injury and was able to drive his rig from the scene, police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the lead investigator, Cpl. Ryan Miller, at 219-926-1136 or

Assisting at the scene were the Chesterton Fire Department, Indiana State Police, the Porter County Coroner’s Office, Northwest Health-Porter EMS, and Joe’s Towing Inc.

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