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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

Victim of overnight accident identified

A Fort Wayne man has been identified as the victim of an overnight accident in which a car struck him while he was lying on a city street.

Jabaar R. Wilcox, 30, died from blunt-force trauma in the crash late Thursday, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Police have said the victim was lying in the 2800 block of East Pontiac Street about 11 p.m. when he was struck by a car headed west. The driver of the car stopped and waited for police to arrive, they said.

Wilcox is the eighth traffic fatality in the city and county during 2014, the coroner's office said in a statement.

City police, the coroner's office and the FACT Team are investigating, the statement said.