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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St
.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:             August 28, 2007

 

Traffic Crash

 

Victim/Driver:      Zena A. Mourtada

                            F/18

                            Deceased

                            Fort Wayne

 

Details:

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Hadley and Bass Roads.  The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 3:54 p.m. on 8-27-2007, a 1994 maroon Volvo driven by Zena Mourtada, F /18, a senior at Homestead High School, was attempting to turn westbound on

Bass Road
from
Hadley Road
when she was struck by an Erie Haven cement truck that was eastbound on
Bass Road
. The victim was wearing her seatbelt and the vehicle airbag did deploy.  Ms. Mourtada was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is still under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the F.A.C.T. Team.

 

 

CONTACT: Steven A. Stone

                   Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954