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One Person Dead After Semi Collides With Pick-up Truck

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DATE:                    September 21, 2007


WHAT:            One Person Dead After Semi Collides With Pick-up Truck


VICTIM:          Alonzo Stevens


                        Woodburn, IN


DETAILS:     On Friday, September 21, 2007, at approximately 7:30 a.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a traffic crash had just occurred at the intersection U.S. 24 E. and Maumee Center road. Upon the officers’ arrival, it was determined that a Maroon Chevrolet Pick-up truck, driven by the victim, was attempting to turn westbound from Maumee Center road onto U.S. 24 E. when it was struck by a Semi that was eastbound on U.S. 24 E..  The driver of the pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Semi was not injured.  The accident remains under investigations by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, The Allen County Fact Team, and the Allen County Coroners Office.  Heavy fog is believed to be a contributing factor.





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                        Public Information Officer