1 dead, 1 injured in car crash downtown

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One man has died and another is injured after a car crash Sunday afternoon.

Police say just after 4 p.m., a small SUV struck a tree across from the Allen County Public Library on Washington Blvd.

When police arrived to the scene, they found two men pinned inside the SUV. One man was pronounced dead. The other is suffering with non-life-threatening injuries and has been transported to a hospital.

Police say it is too early to identify any contributing factors to this crash.

Washington Blvd. between Webster St. and Ewing St. is currently shut down. Police say it will be closed until the investigation is complete.

The victim’s identity will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

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