Woman dies in crash south of Downtown

The crashed happened just before 3:30 a.m. at the intersection on Clinton and Pontiac.

Posted: Dec 16, 2017 10:38 AM
Updated: Dec 16, 2017 3:27 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A woman is dead after being pinned under her car in a crash early Saturday morning.

The crashed happened just before 3:30 a.m. at the intersection on Clinton and Pontiac.

The Fort Wayne Police Department said a man was driving a pickup south on Clinton Street and hit the woman who was driving an SUV eastbound.

The woman was ejected and was pinned underneath.

She died on the scene. The man stayed on the scene and spoke with officers.

Officers said they believe speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, however, it's not clear which vehicle had the right of way.

Investigators will review surveillance video from nearby businesses to help the investigation.

The Allen County Prosecutor's Office will determine if any charges will be filed.

The Allen County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the woman.

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