1 killed in major crash on EB I-80/94 in Gary

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GARY, Ind. -- One person is dead after an accident in Gary, Indiana.

The accident happened just after 1 a.m. near Chase Street on eastbound I-80/94.

State troopers say Nickolas Alderfer, of Hebron, was speeding and weaving between lanes when his vehicle left the road, hit another vehicle, and rolled over several times.

Both vehicles caught fire.

Alderfer was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

All lanes of traffic were shut down for several hours as investigators reconstructed the accident.

 

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