MILL CREEK | A New Carlisle man was killed when the car his brother was driving crashed early Sunday morning.
Kyle Flotow, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering blunt force trauma, according to LaPorte County Coroner John Sullivan.
His brother, Ryan Flotow, 22, suffered minor injuries when the vehicle, a Mitsubishi sedan, slid off a rain-slickened road and struck a tree at about 3:30 a.m., LaPorte County authorities said.
Authorities said alcohol was a factor in the crash.
The wreck happened about seven miles east of LaPorte on a county road.