News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Fatal Pedestrian/Vehicle Accident, 7200 Knightswood Drive
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:55 p.m.
Location: 7200 Knightswood Drive
Victim: Adult Male
Fort Wayne police responded to the 7200 block of Knightswood Drive in reference to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. On scene officers found the victim down in the street suffering an apparent head injury. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Investigators believe that the victim had jumped on a moving vehicle and either fell off and struck his head or was tossed off when the vehicle braked. The victim was known to the driver and his two passengers. It is unclear at this time why the victim attempted to jump on the vehicle.
The driver and his two passengers were being interviewed by investigators but no charges or arrest has been made at the time of this release. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroners Office, and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.