Anyone who witnessed the crash is encouraged to contact the Portage Police Department at 219-762-3122.
"After striking the guardrail, the vehicle then drove off the shoulder and into the right ditch where the vehicle came to a stop," according to the news release.
The woman's boyfriend was charged Saturday with felony neglect of a dependent, two counts of resisting law enforcement and misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license.
The Lake County Coroner's office released details on the mother and baby, who died after the vehicle they were riding in crashed into a semitrailer.
The driver, Eric White, 20, is currently in Lake County Jail and criminal charges are pending against him.
"A passenger in the van was declared deceased at the scene by the LaPorte County Coroner," police said.
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Police said they were notified of the crash shortly before noon and responded to the area of U.S. 20 and Wilhelm Road.
Sheriff's police were dispatched after an East Chicago police lieutenant noticed a BMW SUV on its roof at the base of the hill leading to Cline Avenue, an official said.
Officers were attempting to catch up to the vehicle when the driver turned off his headlights, crossed the railroad tracks in the 4100 block of Georgia Street and struck a tree, police said.
"Mason's vehicle struck Germain's vehicle multiple times causing the crash," according to police. "This crash resulted in Germain's death and severe injuries to both Germain's passengers."
A 49-year-old woman was pronounced dead at 1:40 a.m. Friday from blunt force injuries.
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A witness who was traveling westbound on Ind. 8 said she saw a Dodge Ram disregard a stop sign on County Road 875 West and enter Ind. 8, allegedly failing to yield to a box truck.
Chester T. Scott, 44, was found unresponsive after the white Buick he was driving jumped a drainage ditch where westbound 35th Avenue ends at Chase Street, according to records.
The driver was found unresponsive after the white Buick he was driving jumped a drainage ditch where westbound 35th Avenue ends at Chase Street, Gary police said.
The woman was pronounced dead about 10 p.m. Thursday at University of Chicago Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Christopher Gerstner, 47, was involved in a crash about midnight Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The driver, a 17-year-old Crete male, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Police and firefighters who first arrived immediately rendered medical aid to those injured in the wreck.