Natural Gas Pipeline Struck

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office stated that a construction crew doing work on State 49, south of Wheatfield, had struck a natural gas pipe line, around two pm Wednesday.  At this time (5 pm) both lanes of State Road 49 are closed, between County Road 1100 North and State Road 10.  NIPSCO Crews are in the area, but motorists are advised to stay away from this are.