Morning crash kills 1, injures 2

October 7, 2018

A man is dead after an early morning crash at Indiana 1 and Popp Road today.

Around 6:23 a.m., the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash, a statement from the department said. 

The car was going north on Indiana 1 just north of Popp Road when it crossed the center line, left the road and hit a concrete culvert. 

The driver of the car escaped with minor injuries and was able to run to a nearby home to call 911. 

A female passenger in the front seat was pronounced dead at the scene. Another female in the back seat was ejected and taken to a local hospital in serious condition, police said. 

All three appeared to be juveniles, the sheriff’s statement said. 

The identity of the deceased juvenile will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office. 

Officers are investigating the crash.

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