2 Indiana Tech students dead in Saturday crash on I-69

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Two people were killed and two were seriously hurt early Saturday after a crash on I-69.

It happened on I-69 Northbound, near exit 311 B for Lima Road.

According to Fort Wayne police dispatch, the crash happened just after midnight. 

A least one car could be seen on it’s top. Investigators believe all the vehicles involved were traveling northbound on I-69.

Fort Wayne police say two people died at the scene. The other two victims were transported to a local hospital, listed in critical and serious condition.

Indiana Tech has confirmed that the two that died were students at Indiana Tech. 

The school released this statement Saturday morning on Facebook saying:

“The Indiana Tech community is shaken and saddened today by the deaths of two students during a car crash early this morning. We give thanks for both of their lives and the brilliance and vitality they brought to our university. May they rest in peace.

As we move forward as a university, we ask that you keep in your thoughts and prayers the family members and friends of all affected by this tragedy.”

The interstate was completely reopened to traffic at around 5:30 a.m. 

Fort Wayne Police Department’s F.A.C.T. is processing the scene.

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