FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a weekend crash in the northwest section of the county.
On Saturday just after 4:45 p.m., the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motorcycle versus motor vehicle crash, located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 33 and Carroll Road.
Deputies said the motorcycle rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 46-year-old Shad James Vandewalker of Churubusco.
Deputies said Vandewalker was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The coroner ruled the cause of death to be blunt force injuries due to motor vehicle crash and the manner of death is an accident.
Shad James Vandewalker is the 7th fatal motor vehicle crash for Allen County in 2020.
This incident remains under investigation.