A crash on US Highway 35 Thursday morning was fatal, according to the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department.
The crash happened in the 5300 block of Hwy 35 around 7:30 a.m.
"US Highway 35 is closed between Johnson Road and US 20 in northern LaPorte County due to a traffic fatality. Please avoid the area. Further details will be released later," according to a message posted around 8:30 a.m. on the department's Facebook page.
Dispatchers tell us at least one person was trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated before they were flown to the hospital.
There is no word at this time about the circumstances surrounding the crash. Stay with us online and on the air for updates.