A Valparaiso man died Sunday of injuries sustained in a two vehicle accident
on Saturday on U.S. Highway 6 in Liberty Township, the Porter County
Sheriff’s Police said.
The victim was identified as Thomas Campbell, 62.
According to police, at 10:26 p.m. Campbell was westbound on U.S. 6, in the
area of C.R. 60E, when he crossed the center line in his 2002 Chevrolet
Corvette and collided head-on with a second vehicle eastbound on U.S. 6.
The driver of the second vehicle, a 2010 Ford Explorer, was Pamela Chancey,
49, of Valparaiso.
Campbell and Chancey were both transported to Porter Valparaiso Hospital
Campus, police said, and Campbell was subsequently airlifted with severe
chest and abdominal injuries to Loyola Hospital in Chicago, where he died on
“Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor for both drivers,” police
said, and “charges are pending toxicology reports. The investigation is