On September 7, 2021, at 11:37 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department was dispatched to South Anthony Boulevard and Lafayette Street in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries.
Single Vehicle Fatal Crash
Date: September 7, 2021
Time: 11:37 pm
Location: the intersection of South Anthony Boulevard and Lafayette Boulevard
Victims: Adult Male (deceased)
On Tuesday, 09/07/2021, at approximately 11:37 PM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the area of Anthony and Lafayette in reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Officers arrived and located the male/adult victim lying in the middle of Lafayette Blvd. Officers determined the crash involved a pick-up truck and a pedestrian. Paramedics determined the victim to be deceased at the scene.
Preliminary information indicates the vehicle was traveling northbound on Lafayette and struck the pedestrian near Anthony Blvd. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash. He remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
Lafayette Blvd. remains closed between Anthony and Tillman northbound while investigators process the scene.
This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers at (260) 229-7867 or toll-free at 1-800-237-7867 or the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201. You can also use the P3 app on your Android phone or Apple phone here. They are also available on Facebook. You can submit your tip anonymously.