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Jun 25 2024

One Deceased in Afternoon Crash

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The adult female driver of the passenger car died at the hospital this evening.

Sgt. Griffith



On June 25, 2024, at approximately 2:30 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the area of U.S. 24 East and I-469, regarding a personal injury crash. Upon arrival, officers located a semi tractor trailer and a passenger car involved in the crash.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the semi tractor trailer was stopped on U.S. 24 at the stop light for southbound I-469. The passenger car was also westbound on U.S. 24. The passenger car rear-ended the semi tractor trailer, striking the right rear part of the trailer.

The driver of the passenger car was an adult female. She was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the semi, an adult male, was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation.

Sergeant Adam Griffith
Public Information Officer
Allen County Sheriff’s Department