One dead after being hit by a car

Police were called to the 200 block of east Pettit Ave. around 8:00 p.m. in reference to a man down in the roadway.

Posted: Feb. 17, 2019 9:42 PM
Updated: Feb. 18, 2019 6:35 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man is dead after being hit by a car Sunday night. 

Police were called to the 200 block of east Pettit Ave. around 8:00 p.m. in reference to a man down in the roadway. 

When officers got there, they learned the man had been hit by a car and found him unresponsive. Medics started CPR, but he died at the scene. 

Investigators spoke with witnesses and the people inside the car to determine what happened. 

The Allen County Coroner will release the name of the victim. 

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