For Immediate Release
Date December 5, 2018
Incident Death Investigation
Date: December 5, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: 7700 Block of S. Lafayette
Victim(s): Adult Female (Deceased)
On December 5, 2018 at just shortly after 7:00 pm Officers from the Fort Wayne Police department responded to the 7700 block of S. Lafayette in reference to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.
Upon Officer’s arrival on scene they found an adult female victim on the ground. Paramedics and FWFD personnel arrived and began Emergency care of the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Initial reports indicate that the driver of the vehicle was traveling North on Lafayette when a female was attempting to run across the 4 lanes at which time she was struck by the vehicle before she was able to make it across the roadway.
A short time later upon arrival at the hospital doctors pronounced the victim deceased. Fatal Team Investigators were called to the scene to process the scene and determine the cause of the accident.
The Identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Northbound Lafayette from Anthony to Tillman was closed during this investigation and this section will remain closed until Investigators have completed their investigation
This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Assisting with this incident was the Fort Wayne Fire Department and the Three Rivers Ambulance Authority
Officer Mark A. Bieker
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department