FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman who was killed in an afternoon crash in Fort Wayne last month.
Authorities say the crash occurred in the 6000 block of Stellhorn Road in Fort Wayne at about 1 p.m. hours on Friday, Nov. 27.
The victim was identified as 95-year-old Ida B. Schmidtke of Fort Wayne.
Police say Schmidtke was the driver of a vehicle involved in a t-bone crash.
Authorities say Schmidtke sought medical attention after the crash and was admitted to a local hospital where she remained until she died.
The coroner ruled her cause of death to be pneumonia and respiratory failure due to blunt force injuries due to motor vehicle crash and the manner of death is an accident.
Schmidtke is the 33rd fatal motor vehicle crash victim in Allen County for 2020.