FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the driver killed in an afternoon head-on crash last week.
On Friday, Sept. 17, deputies with the Allen County Sheriff's Department responded to 12763 Leo Road (State Road 1) just after noon for a crash with injuries.
Deputies say a woman driving a Ford Fusion was traveling on State Road 1 when she crossed the center line and hit a Toyota Highlander.
The woman driving the Ford was taken to a local hospital where she died.
She was identified as 64-year-old Marsha Jo Scheitlin of Leo.
The coroner says Scheitlin's cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma and the manner of death is an accident.
Three others were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Scheitlin is the 36th fatal motor vehicle crash in Allen County for 2021.
This crash remains under investigation by authorities in Allen County.