NEWTON COUNTY — First responders found a Cedar Lake man pinned underneath his Toyota Highlander Wednesday afternoon after police say the vehicle rolled several times on U.S. 41, landing in a ditch just north of Lake Village.
Police said the man, Timothy P. Mueller, collided with another vehicle about 12:30 p.m. near Ind. 10, which caused the Toyota to flip with the 40-year-old trapped inside.
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Mueller, who also allegedly hit several construction barrels in Lake County, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Newton County coroner, police said. The driver of the other vehicle, a Jeep, was uninjured.
Police said the crash remains under investigation, with toxicology results still pending.