Fort Wayne man ID’d in fatal crash

March 28, 2019

The Allen County coroner has identified a man who died in a rollover crash on U.S. 24 near Woodburn. 

Around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Danny L. Howell, 73, of Fort Wayne, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, the coroner said. The crash occurred on U.S. 24 at Woodburn Road and Bull Rapids Road. 

Howell’s cause of death was determined to be from blunt force injuries, the coroner said. Howell’s death has been ruled an accident. 

Howell is the 12th person to die in a vehicle-related incident in Allen County this year.