HAMMOND | The Lake County coroner's office on Saturday identified a man killed in a single-car crash in Hammond as Dan Piorkowski, 59, of the 7400 block of Baring Parkway.
The cause of death was blunt force trauma, according to a release from the coroner's office.
Piorkowski's car struck a pole about 8 p.m. Friday in the 3300 block of Michigan Avenue, authorities said.
The coroner's office responded to the scene about 8:50 p.m.
No other information about the crash was available Saturday morning.