26-year-old Nicholas Vega of Medaryville, IN was killed in a a crash (Wednesday) near DeMotte, IN. Vega was a passenger in a car that ran out of control while entering a rest area along I-65.
State Police said a 25-year-old Crown Point (IN) man was driving when he lost control. The vehicle slammed a highway sign and ran down an embankment.
Police said Vega was ejected in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene. State Police also reported Vega’s German Shepherd was in the car. The dog was not hurt but stood watch over Vega until emergency personnel arrived.