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Police and fire

  • 1 killed, 4 hurt in SUV rollover
    There was the loss of a wheel assembly, which sent the sport utility vehicle off the side of the road and into a ditch.That’s when it began rolling.
  • One dead in Decatur crash
    Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. 27 in Decatur Sunday. Police said one vehicle was involved in the crash at abour 3:45 p.m. and that one person died.
  • Fire damages industrial building
    A vacant industrial building on the city's southwest side sustained heavy smoke and fire damage late Saturday, according to the Fort Wayne Fire Department.
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Power pole crash kills Ohioan, 50

A 50-year-old Ohio woman was killed before dawn Thursday when her car struck a utility pole in Defiance County, police said.

Kathy M. Browns of Powers Road near Defiance was driving a 2002 Honda Accord north on Krouse Road about 6:20 a.m. when she lost control south of Defiance County Road 424 and struck the pole, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.

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