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One Dead and One Serious SUV hits Pick-up

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







DATE:                    June 15, 2010


WHAT:            One Dead and One Serious SUV hits Pick-up




DETAILS:     On Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at approximately 1:40 p.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a white SUV was north bound on U.S. 33 at Carroll road when it struck a green pick-up truck that was south bound on U.S. 33. Upon the officers’ arrival, it was determined that the White SUV crossed the center line striking the green pick-up head on.  The driver/victim of the green pick-up, Charles Leffers, M/W/63 of Churubusco was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the white SUV Robert L. Sollazzo, M/W/54 also of Churubusco was flown to Parkview Main in Critical condition.  The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the FACT Team.  Both drivers were wearing there seatbelts at the time of the crash.





CONTACT:     Lieutenant Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer