1 dead, 5 critically hurt in rollover crash on Fort Wayne’s northeast side

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Police are investigating a fatal crash that left several people hurt on Fort Wayne’s northeast side Saturday morning.

Fort Wayne Police and medics were called just after 9:30 a.m. to the intersection of East State Boulevard and Reed Road, east of North Coliseum Boulevard, on a report of a crash with injuries.

Police say a small white SUV was traveling north on Reed Road and failed to yield at a stop light. The vehicle then struck another SUV that was traveling on West State Boulevard, causing it to flip several times before coming to rest on its top.

According to police, speed was a factor in the crash.

Police at the scene told WANE 15 the person killed in the crash was an adult man. One adult man, one adult woman and three minors were critically hurt and have been taken to a local area hospital.

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

Police say the intersection and roadway are now open to traffic. All emergency personnel have cleared the scene.

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