A Valparaiso man
was killed Tuesday in a head-on collision on Ind. 149 in Portage Township,
the Porter County Sheriff’s Police said.
The victim was
identified as Glenn Jennings, 68.
police, at 5 p.m. Jennings was southbound on Ind. 149 in a 2011 Chevrolet
Avalanche when, in the area of C.R. 900N, he crossed the center line and
struck a semi-tractor trailer.
pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the
semi, whom police did not identify, escaped injury, police said.
Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash, while the Indiana State
Police is assisting with an inspection of the tractor-trailer, police said.
The results of a
routine toxicology screen are pending, although police said that neither
alcohol nor drugs were thought to have been a factor in the accident.