Man dies, one hospitalized in Monday night accident

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — A 24-year-old man from Bicknell, Ind. died Monday night about 8 p.m. in an automobile accident on US 31 just south of Tyler Road. The accident occurred near LaVille Elementary.

The victim, Tyler O'Hara, is believed to have died instantaneously from blunt force trauma, Marshall County Coroner William Cleavenger said in a press release issued at 4 a.m. today.

Anaother person, as yet unidentified, was flown by helicopter from the scene to a South Bend trauma center, according to reports.

The accident remains under investigation.