One dead in Ind. Toll Road crash

FREMONT, Ind. (WANE) – One person is dead after a crash involving a pickup truck and a semitrailer on the Indiana Toll Road late Sunday night.

According to Indiana State Police, emergency personnel were called around 10:40 p.m. Sunday to the eastbound lanes near mile marker 147. Troopers said one person was killed.

The semitrailer was driven by Vefuilla Aquino, 66, from Chicago. Police believe he was driving below the speed limit when his vehicle was rear-ended by a  Ford F-350 driven by Ramon D. Griffin, 38, from Cleveland, Ohio. Griffin’s passenger, Toyia Hill-Griffin, 37, suffered fatal injuries.

Griffin was transported to a hospital in Fort Wayne. However his condition is unknown. Aquino and his passenger were unharmed in the incident.

The crash remains under investigation at this time. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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