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May 09 2023

Small Child Struck by Vehicle in Driveway, Pronounced Deceased

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On May 9, 2023, at approximately 8:26 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 4500 block of Bass Road reference a personal injury vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation indicated an adult was backing out of a driveway in an SUV and struck a small child. The child was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced deceased.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the cause and manner of death, as well as the identity of the victim.

Corporal Adam Griffith
Allen County Sheriff’s Department