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Fatal Automobile Accident / Clinton St S & Wiebke St

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Fatal Automobile Accident


Date/Time of Incident:          11-24-2011  5:00 PM

Location of Incident:              Clinton St. S and Wiebke St.

Victim:                                    Male Adult (Deceased)

                                                Female Adult (Serious Condition)

                                                Infant  (Good Condition)


The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Wiebke St. and S. Clinton St. in reference to a personal injury accident. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two adults and one infant pinned inside a vehicle that had rolled onto its top. Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on the scene and was able to get all occupants out of the vehicle. Paramedics pronounced the adult male dead at the scene. The female was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The infant was transported to a local hospital in good condition.


 Investigators believe that the male who was driving the vehicle may have suffered a seizure while driving south on Clinton St. before striking a utility pole and rolling onto its top. The Allen County Coroner's Office will determine the exact cause and manner of death of the driver.


This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department F.A.C.T team, and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.



John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department



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