A Friday afternoon collision of two vehicles sent four people to the hospital and one of them later died, the Allen County Sheriff's Department said.
Police officers responded around 12:05 p.m. to 12763 State Road 1, also known as Leo Road, for a crash involving a Ford Fusion and a Toyota Highlander. Upon arriving, and after initial investigation, it was determined that the female driver of the Ford Fusion was traveling south on State Road 1 when -- for an unknown reason -- she crossed the center line and struck the northbound Toyota Highlander, a news release said.
The female driver of the Ford Fusion was transported in critical condition to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Her male passenger was transported in serious condition.
The female driver and male passenger in the Toyota Highlander were also transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The crash remained under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.