You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Suspect arrested after robbery
    A Fort Wayne man is accused of using a box cutter to rob the Subway restaurant at 3526 N. Anthony Blvd. on Tuesday.  Matthew J.
  • 2 arrested after raid on Elmwood
    Two people were arrested Wednesday on drug and neglect charges after Fort Wayne police raided a home where they said they found more than 2 pounds of ­marijuana and a 1-year-old child.
  • Fuel truck overturns, spills diesel
    A fuel truck overturned and spilled approximately 100 gallons of diesel fuel before it was contained in Defiance County at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, the Defiance County Sheriff?s Department said.
Advertisement

2 dead in fiery Butler Road crash

Two people were killed in a fiery crash early Tuesday in northwest Fort Wayne.

When police and first responders arrived about 3:30 a.m. to the crash at Butler Road and Butler Court, they found a car fully engulfed in flames, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Firefighters quickly put out the flames, but it was too late to save either person.

Investigators found one victim on the ground near the car and another still inside, according to police.

Police said the car was traveling northeast when it left the road and struck a tree, upon which the car caught fire.

Police believe speed was a possible factor in the cause of the crash, which remains under investigation.

cmeyers@jg.net

Advertisement