PORTER COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Ryan Greer, of Knox, Indiana, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed by a semi-tractor Friday morning on Interstate 94 in Porter County.
Greer, 38, was working on the highway when he was killed after being struck by a big-rig on I-94 near Burns Harbor early Friday morning.
According to reports, Greer was on-foot in the area of I-94 and US-20, when he was fatally struck following the crash of a semi-tractor around 2:15 a.m. Friday.
Greer was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Porter County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 164,343. The county seat is Valparaiso. This county is part of Northwest Indiana as well as the Chicago metropolitan area. Porter County is the site of the Indiana Dunes, an area of ecological significance – Wikipedia.