Coroner: Traffic Fatalities

MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015

 
AN 81 YEAR OLD WHITE MALE DIED ON APRIL 24, 2015 AT PARKVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AS THE RESULT OF COMPLICATIONS OF INJURIES HE SUSTAINED IN A 3 VEHICLE CRASH THAT OCCURRED ON MARCH 13, 2015 ON TONKEL ROAD AT POPP ROAD IN NORTHERN ALLEN COUNTY.   THE

DECEDENT IS IDENTIFIED AS ALOYSUIS BURCH, OF FORT WAYNE.  HE HAD BEEN HOSPITALIZED SINCE THE ACCIDENT.   HE WAS A RESTRAINED REAR SEAT PASSENGER.

 
CAUSE OF DEATH:  PNEUMONIA DUE TO BLUNT FORCE INJURIES DUE TO MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 
MANNER OF DEATH:  ACCIFENT

 
BURCH IS THE 7TH TRAFFIC FATALITY FOR FORT WAYNE AND ALLEN COUNTY IN 2015.  THE INCIDENT WAS INVESTIGATED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE ALLEN COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE.

 
PATT KITE

SENIOR INVESTIGATOR/DEPUTY CORONER

ALLEN COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE