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

  • Body found in river ID'd as local man
    A Fort Wayne man was identified as the person whose body was pulled from a river Thursday morning. When Robert J. Webb, 37, jumped into the St.
  • Dad charged over squalid home
    A 4-year-old girl on the couch played with a hypodermic needle next to her. Another needle floated in a nearby jug of juice.
  • Trooper, 2 others injured in crash that closes southbound I-69
    Southbound Interstate 69 was briefly closed Friday when a box truck barrelled into stopped traffic, hitting three vehicles, including a state police car, and injuring three people just a few miles from where an earlier crash snarled
Advertisement
FILE

Man dies after being hit by car

A pedestrian was killed late Thursday after being struck by a car.

Fort Wayne Public Information Officer Chris Felton said that about 11 p.m., the man was in the road in the 2800 block of East Pontiac Street, when he was struck by a car heading westbound . The driver of the car stopped and waited for police to arrive.

The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died. His name will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Police said they do not know why the man was in the road or whether alcohol was involved and are investigating.

Advertisement