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alcohol suspected in head on crash

Monday, June 10, 2019 09:31 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A suspected drunk driver caused a head on collision just outside La Porte last night.

According to La Porte County Police.....57 year old John Thackray veered over the center line

on U.S 35.....

His pick up truck hit an oncoming vehicle head on.....just north of Johnson Road.

The suspect's Ford F -150 came to rest upside down on the highway.

According to police...the investigation shows the suspect is from Pittsburgh and was in town

for a work related matter.

Thackray said he was on his way back to the Holiday Inn Express when the collision


His alleged blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.

No serious injuries were reported.




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