FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a car crash in Fort Wayne early Tuesday afternoon.
Just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of South Hadley Road and Blake Drive regarding a crash and people were trapped inside a vehicle.
The victim was identified as 22-year-old Jon David Kaper from Fort Wayne.
The coroner says Kaper was the restrained driver, of a car that crossed the center line into the path of oncoming traffic.
First responders say Kaper sustained severe injuries and was declared dead at the scene.
His cause of death was determined to be blunt force injuries due to a motor vehicle crash and the manner of death is an accident.
Kaper is the third fatal motor vehicle crash victim in Allen County for 2021.
This incident remains under investigation by authorities in Allen County.