Coroner identifies man killed in crash on US 24

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Coroner identifies man killed in crash on US 24

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A man involved in a crash Tuesday on US 24 has died. The Allen County Coroner’s Office says Danny L. Howell, 73, of Fort Wayne was a passenger in a vehicle that lost control and rolled near mile marker 160 on Tuesday evening.

Police and paramedics were called around 6:30 to find Howell and the driver trapped in the car.
He was transported from the scene to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. There is no word on the driver’s condition.

The coroner says Danny Howell died from blunt force injuries he sustained in the crash.
His death, the 12th, traffic fatality for Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2019, was ruled accidental due to a motor vehicle crash.

The incident remains under investigation by the Allen County Police Department, Allen County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.