TOWN OF PINES – A Michigan City man was critically injured when he was struck by a semi truck while walking along U.S. 20 just west of the county line on Friday.

The Porter County Sheriff's Department identified the victim as 31-year-old Anthony Roots, and said he was apparently hitchhiking when he was struck near Ardendale Avenue, about a mile west of County Line Road in the Town of Pines.

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