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Man killed in East Chicago crash

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A man was killed in a crash Saturday in East Chicago, Indiana.

About 11:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the 5600 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in East Chicago, the Lake County coroner’s office said in a statement.

They found Cristian Ornelas Romo, 23, with blunt force trauma injuries from a motor vehicle accident, the coroner’s office said. He was pronounced dead just after midnight the next day.

East Chicago police did not immediately respond to a request for details of the collision.