Chicago man dies after stolen Maserati slams into pole in Gary

The Maserati was reported stolen from Chicago in December 2019, Indiana State Police said. (Indiana State Police)

A Chicago man was killed and two others seriously hurt after the stolen car they were in crashed Monday on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana.

Walter A. Allen, 28, died after the Maserati Ghibili he was driving entered a ditch and went airborne into a utility pole, Indiana State Police said in a statement.

The crash happened about 12:45 a.m. on the I-65 exit ramp to Ridge Road in Gary, state police said.

It’s unclear why the car left the roadway, state police said.

Allen was pronounced dead on scene, while two male passengers, 31 and 32, were hospitalized in serious condition, police said.


The Maserati they were in was reported stolen from Chicago in December 2019, state police said.

Troopers found two Glock 9mm handguns inside the car, police said. One of the guns was reported stolen in Georgia.

The investigation was ongoing.