LAPORTE COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Grant Gable, of Bourbonnais, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal police-involved vehicle crash in LaPorte County, Indiana.

Gable, 18, was killed in a Michigan City vehicle crash involving Indiana State Police Thursday night.


According to reports, Gable was allegedly operating a vehicle the wrong-way on Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City, when officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop around 8 p.m. Thursday. The driver refused to pull over and a chase ensued.

At some point during the chase, Gable’s vehicle came into contact with concrete pillars near Ames Field. The vehicle then went airborne before striking a brick wall.

Gable was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: La Porte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 111,467. The county seat is the city of La Porte, and the largest city is Michigan City. This county is part of the Northwest Indiana and Michiana regions of the Chicago metropolitan area – Wikipedia.