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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:             May 21, 2009

 

3 Vehicle Crash In Huntertown

 

 

Details:

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2699 Simon Road at approximately 7:52 a.m. today.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Michael Hess, M/W/24, from Huntertown, was driving a green 1999 Ford Taurus and was traveling West bound on Simon Road when he failed to stop at the stop sign at Old Lima Road.  He struck a 2004 grey pickup truck that was driven by Timothy Pease, M/W/59, from Kendallville.  The grey pickup truck then crossed left of center and struck a green 1997 Chevy Lumina head on.  The Lumina was driven by Dale Moser, M/W/48 from Huntertown.  Timothy Pease was ejected from his vehicle sustaining lacerations to his head and a fractured neck.  He was flown to Parkview Main by Samaritan Air in critical condition.  He has since been upgraded to stable condition.  Michael Hess was taken to Parkview Main in good condition and has been released.  Dale Moser was taken by EMS to Parkview Main in serious condition. Timothy Pease was the only person involved that was not wearing his seatbelt.  The crash remains under investigation by FACT team.  Alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor. 

 

 

CONTACT: Jeremy Tinkel

                   Assistant Public Information Officer

                        260-615-6715