Pedestrian killed crossing South Lafayette Street
A woman running across four lanes of traffic on South Lafayette Street near Tillman Road was struck by a vehicle and killed Wednesday around 7 p.m., according to the Fort Wayne Police Department.
Police found the woman on the ground. She was transported to a hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.
She was struck by a northbound vehicle in the 7700 block of South Lafayette Street before she was able to make it across the roadway.
Northbound Lafayette from South Anthony Boulevard to Tillman Road was closed during the investigation.
The Allen County coroner’s office will identify the victim.