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Sep 18 2023

One Person Deceased in Allen County Crash

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On September 18, 2023 at approximately 6:13 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of Houk Road, north of Monroeville Road, reference a single vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, officers and medics located a van overturned on the east side of the roadway that had struck a utility pole. There were powerlines down in the area from the utility pole that was struck.

A preliminary investigation indicated the van had been northbound on Houk Road, north of Monroeville Road. The van left the roadway for unknown reasons.

The male juvenile passenger was airlifted to a local hospital in serious to critical condition.

The male juvenile driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This incident remains under investigation.

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

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