Pedestrian struck, killed in Lafayette Street crash identified

December 7, 2018

A 47-year-old Fort Wayne woman has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed in a crash in the 7700 block of Lafayette Street on Wednesday evening, the Allen County coroner’s office said today.

Kimberly K. McCagg died accidentally from blunt force trauma because of a motor vehicle pedestrian crash, the coroner’s office said in a statement.

McCagg’s death is the 31st in motor vehicle crashes this year in the county, the statement said.

Fort Wayne police have said a woman running across four lanes of traffic on Lafayette Street was struck by a northbound vehicle and killed about 7 p.m. Wednesday.

She was taken to a hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead on arrival, police have said.

The incident remains under investigation by city police and the coroner’s office.

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