Fatal Pedestrian Accident March 9, 2018

Fatal Vehicle Accident

March 9, 2019

For Immediate Release

Date: March 9, 2019

Time: 3:09am

Location: Hanna St. and E. Creighton Ave.

Victim:    Adult Male / Deceased


On March 9, 2019, at 3:09am, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to reports of a pedestrian struck just north of the intersection of Hanna St. and E. Creighton Ave. Officers arrived and located an adult male down in the street, appearing to have been struck by a vehicle. Medics pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

At this time, it is unclear what happened, other than the male was struck while in the street. There were no other vehicles or persons around when officers arrived. Investigators are currently processing the scene, searching for any evidence that may help identify the vehicle that struck the male.

The exact cause and manner of death, as well as the victim’s identity, will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office when appropriate to do so.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police. Hanna St. remained closed between E. Creighton Ave and Dewald St.


Chris Felton

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department