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Feb 05 2024

One Deceased, One Critical in Semi vs Pickup Crash

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On February 5, 2024, at approximately 1:56 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of Lafayette Center Road at Zubrick Road, reference a two-vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival, officers and medics located two injured adults in a pickup truck.

A preliminary investigation indicated that a pickup truck was westbound on Lafayette Center Road, stopped at the red light for Zubrick Road. A semi tractor trailer was also westbound on Lafayette Center Road. Witnesses said the semi rear-ended the pickup truck. Both vehicles came to rest on the northwest side of the intersection, in the ditch.

The adult male driver of the pickup truck was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The adult female passenger in the pickup truck was pronounced deceased at the scene. The adult male driver of the semi was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation.

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

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