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Monday, April 15, 2019 12:03 pm

Victim of fatal moped crash identified

The Journal Gazette

A 66-year-old Fort Wayne man has been identified as the victim of a moped-motor vehicle crash the evening of April 8, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Dabe P. Maloley was operating a moped at Hanna Street and Paulding Road about 8 p.m. April 8 when it collided with a vehicle, the coroner's office said in a statement following an autopsy.

Maloley was taken to a local hospital, where he died about 5 p.m. Thursday, the statement said. It said he died accidentally from blunt-force trauma from a motor vehicle crash.

Maloley's death is the 14th fatal traffic crash of the year in Allen County, the coroner's office said. The crash remains under investigation by city police and the coroner's office.