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Pedestrian Struck-Fatal November 19, 2013

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For Immediate Release

November 19, 2013

Pedestrian Struck

 

Date:                            Tuesday, November 19, 2013

 

Time:                            7:10 p.m.

 

Location:                      5400 Block Stellhorn Road

 

Victim:              Male Adult

                                    Pronounced Dead at Hospital

 

Driver:                          Male Adult

 

Details:                       Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a pedestrian struck and pinned underneath a vehicle in the 5400 block of Stellhorn Road at approximately 7:10 p.m. this evening.

 

                                    Officers arrived to found the victim still underneath the vehicle which had been traveling west on Stellhorn Road. The victim was transported from the scene to a local hospital in critical condition but was later pronounced dead by attending physicians.

 

                                    Based on witness accounts the victim was attempting to cross Stellhorn Road from the south side to the north side of the road when he was struck by the westbound vehicle. The driver was not injured in the accident but was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a drug and alcohol screen which is protocol in these types of investigations.

 

                                    Stellhorn Road was closed to both east and west bound traffic for approximately 90 minutes during the investigation.

 

                                    This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Police Department, the Allen County Coroners office, and the Allen County Prosecutors office.

 

Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department


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