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3 killed in overnight collision, authorities say

3 killed in overnight collision, authorities say

Lake County coroner's van stock

A Lake County coroner’s van

GARY — Three people are dead after a traffic collision late Saturday near the border of Lake and Porter counties, authorities said.

The crash occurred on U.S. 12 near County Line Road. The Lake County Coroner responded around 10:48 p.m. to the scene.

Extraction had to be performed for the three deceased people, Gary Fire Chief Sean O'Donnell said.

The coroner identified two people, both from Gary, as 36-year-old Jaclyn D'Azzena and 44-year-old Antonio Burks. The third person is currently listed as a John Doe. The cause and manner of death are pending for all.

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