ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death after receiving calls reporting a body on the side of the roadway early Saturday.
Saturday morning, at approximately 6:36 a.m., The Allen County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched on reports of an unconscious, possibly deceased man near the intersection of Hand Road and Hathaway Road.
In preliminary investigation, the Allen County Sheriff’s Office determined that the man was jogging on the road when he was struck by an SUV. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The SUV left behind car parts allowing investigators to determine the suspect vehicle. The description of the vehicle was not shared with the public.
Officers were able to piece together a timeline and later received a call locating a vehicle a few miles down the road. The description provided by the caller matched the suspected vehicle determined by an earlier investigation but was found without a driver. No one is in custody at this time.
If anyone has information regarding the crash, contact 260-449-3000 or Crime Stoppers.
WANE 15 will provide updates as received.