Porter car crash death of Brandon M. Seay |Obituary|
25-year-old Porter man, Brandon M. Seay, has died in a fatal Porter car crash that occurred on U.S. 20 on Thursday, August 19, 2021.
Police say Seay was the driver of a 2015 Ford Escape headed west on U.S. 20., traveling at a very high rate of speed. At a red light, he left his lane and into the turn lane of US 20 in the Worthington Road area in an attempt to pass other vehicles that had stopped for the signal.
At the same time, a 2006 Peterbilt semi that was hauling a steel coil, was making a turn off the highway and onto Worthington Road. Seay crashed into the truck while speeding, causing extensive damage to the Ford Escape.
The impact killed Seay but there has been no information provided about the condition of the Peterbilt driver.
Porter County officials are still investigating the accident.