Girl, 6, killed after vehicle runs stop sign

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A 6-year-old girl was killed in a crash in southeast Allen County Monday morning.

The crash happened around 7 a.m. at the intersection of East Paulding Road and Hartzell Road, southeast of Fort Wayne near Interstate 469.

According to an Allen County Sheriff’s Department report, a vehicle was headed eastbound on Paulding Road when it ran a stop sign at Hartzell Road and broadsided a southbound vehicle in the intersection. The driver of the impacted vehicle said the eastbound vehicle “never slowed down,” the report said.

A passenger in the eastbound vehicle – 6-year-old Fara Har Na of Fort Wayne – was taken from the scene to a local hospital. She died Tuesday morning.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office ruled her cause of death as blunt force injuries due to a motor vehicle crash and her death was ruled accidental.

The sheriff’s department had no other information.

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