FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
One Person Dead After Being Ejected From Jeep Wrangler
The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a rollover crash that occurred in a field in the 24000 block of Old US 24 East. At approximately 1:50 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016, a 2000 black Jeep Wrangler rolled over in the field ejecting a 20-year-old male passenger. The deceased was a resident of Fort Wayne. The driver and only other occupant was not injured. It is unknown at this time if the passenger was wearing his seat belt. The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.
Captain Steve Stone
Allen County Sheriff’s Department
Public Information Officer