A 44 year old Hammond man was killed Monday night after being run over by car in the 400 block of Michigan Avenue. Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller says officers were called to the scene around 7:40pm in reference to a man being run over. Chief Miller says the incident was proceeded by a domestic altercation between the victim and the driver of the car, a female suspect. At this time no charges have filed as the incident is under investigation to determine whether it was accidential or intentional.
The Lake County Coroner's Office reports Kenneth Washington Jr. died due as a result of blunt force trauma.