Were You on University in Hammond Last Night?
…Then you might have seen something. State Police need your help.
State Police are looking for a dark colored sedan and a truck after a man riding a skateboard in Hammond was struck by both vehicles and died. Police said the drivers of both vehicles left the scene of the accident on University Avenue. 26 yo Erin Gerhard of Independence died at the scene. Gerhard was riding a skateboard in the right westbound lane of University Avenue at about 10 p.m. He was hit by a vehicle and thrown into the left westbound lane, where a second vehicle struck him. Investigators are looking for the two vehicles that were involved in the accident. Anyone with information is asked by authorities to contact Troop L at 985.893.6250.