Roberto Sanchez

A semi truck driver said a coughing fit led to him running a stop light and crashing into an SUV on U.S. Route 30 in northwest Indiana, killing the driver of the SUV. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Trucker Tells Police Coughing Led To Fatal Crash

A semi truck driver told Indiana State Police that he was coughing so hard that he disobeyed a stoplight and slammed into a sport-utility vehicle — killing the driver — Tuesday afternoon in northwest Indiana.