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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:41 am

Police investigate fatal crash

The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne police are investigating a crash that killed a driver this morning on the city’s south side. 

Just after 7 a.m., police were called to the 200 block of West Pettit Avenue for a vehicle that was driven into a house. The driver was unresponsive, city police said. 

When emergency crews arrived, they found a truck had run into the porch of the house and the driver still unresponsive. 

The man was taken to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead, police said. 

The cause of the crash is not known at this time. Pettit was closed for two-hours while police investigated the crash. 

The name of the victim will be released after his family is notified.