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One Person Dead after Vehicle Crashes 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:             November 18, 2009

 

One Person Dead after Vehicle Crashes and Catches on Fire

                                     

Details:

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred on State Line Road north and Slusher Road.  At approximately 8:43 a.m. a car was traveling south bound on State Line Road north when it left the roadway and rolled over on its top on the west side of the road.  The vehicle burst into flames and the driver was declared dead at the scene.  The cause of the crash and manner of death are under investigation.  The identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification of the family.

 

CONTACT: Steven A. Stone

                   Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954