Man fatally struck by car in Gary

He’s the second pedestrian to be hit and killed by a vehicle this month in Gary.

SHARE Man fatally struck by car in Gary
At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

Sun-Times file

A 58-year-old Gary man died after being hit by a car Sunday evening in northwest Indiana.

Williams Tee Ervin was struck about 6:10 p.m. in the 600 block of West 35th Avenue in Gary, according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

The 23-year-old driver of a Chevy Malibu told investigators he didn’t see the pedestrian “until it was too late,” police said.

Ervin was outside of a crosswalk when he was hit, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was cooperative with investigators, according to police, who didn’t say citations or charges were filed.

Ervin is the second pedestrian to be hit and killed by a vehicle this month in Gary.

On Jan. 5, Brenda Doby, 71, was fatally struck by two vehicles while crossing the street in the 1400 block of Broadway Avenue.

The Latest
It’s clear that Ron DeSantis thinks it’s legitimate to use government power to muzzle people he disagrees with.
The limited edition cookies are available for pre-sale on and begin arriving in stores starting Jan. 30.
Closeted girl wishes she could show her true self to her friends but fears they won’t accept her.
Bob Odenkirk stars in wryly effective social satire set during the pandemic.
One Paycheck Protection Program loan recipient who used a Salvation Army address said he was a farmer. A dozen others said they operated barber shops or beauty salons. Most got loans of about $20,000, the maximum based on a yearly income of at least $100,000.