GARY, Ind. (AP) — A motor vehicle drove through a home in Gary, killing a woman and injuring three others, authorities said.
The crash Friday night killed 66-year-old Jaqueline Laws, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said. She died of blunt force trauma. She was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Local Businesses Hope For Similar Outcome Of Shoppers For Small Business Saturday
Laws was one of three people inside the home at the time of the crash around 8:30 p.m., Gary Police Department Cmdr. Jack Hamady said.
One was taken to a hospital in unknown condition and another was treated at the scene, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported. The driver, a woman, also was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Breezy With A Little More Sunshine
The vehicle appeared to have entered the front of the house and exited the side of an attached garage, crashing into nearby woods. The vehicle also struck a gas meter, causing a fire.
It was not clear why the vehicle left the roadway.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Alert Residents Of Recent Robberies In McKinley Park
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