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One Dead After Pick-Up Truck Hits House and Catches on Fire

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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:                    June 10, 2009

 

WHAT:            One Dead After Pick-Up Truck Hits House and Catches on Fire

 

VICTIM:          Deceased                    

 

DETAILS:     On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at approximately 12:18 a.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a Pick-Up truck had crashed into a house in the 4800 block of Bull Rapids road and caught on fire.  Upon the officers’ arrival, it was determined that a Dodge Dakota was traveling south on Bull Rapids road when it  left the roadway hitting a house and catching on fire  The driver/victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s identity is pending confirmation from the Allen County Coroners Office.  The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the FACT Team.  Speed was determined to be a contributing factor.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:     Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954