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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:             August 19, 2010

 

One Person Dead after Pick-Up Strikes Bicycle

                                     

Details:

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an accident involving a pick-up truck and a bicycle in the area of 8800 Thimlar road.  At approximately 5:15 p.m on 8/18/10 a Dodge Pick-up was traveling north bound on Thimlar Road when it struck a bicycle also traveling north bound on Thimlar.  The bicyclist, 42 year old Menno Schwartz, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County FACT team. 

 

CONTACT: Jeremy Tinkel

                   Public Information Officer

                        260-615-6715