A tragic accident occurred in LaPorte County on Thursday, October 26, which claimed the life of a young driver. According to preliminary findings, around 7:11 a.m., a 70-year-old man driving a white commercial motor vehicle (CMV) was turning left onto CR 425 W from US-6 when he failed to yield to a westbound Ford pickup. The pickup collided with the CMV’s trailer, and the Ford driver, Mark Steuer, had to be extricated from the vehicle. Unfortunately, he was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The CMV operator remained unscathed.