Lakeville, IN - Stopping speeders, that is what police are busy doing near a dangerous stretch of road in Lakeville.

Troopers from Indiana State Police Bremen post are keeping a close eye on US 31 near State Highway 4.

Police tell us they issued nine tickets and four warnings within a two hour period Thursday.

The crack down comes after a recent rash of accidents in that area.

Wednesday, a crash just south of that intersection killed a Niles woman.

ISP says St. Joseph County police are also beefing up patrols along that stretch of road to help keep drivers safe.