Pedestrian killed after crash on South Anthony Blvd ID’d

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on South Anthony Boulevard Thursday night.

Just after 6:10 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car at 4428 South Anthony Blvd. After arriving to the scene, first responders listed a person in critical condition, who was pronounced deceased minutes later.

The victim was identified Friday as 38-year-old Leah Marie Weber of Fort Wayne. An autopsy found she died of blunt force injuries due to a motor vehicle pedestrian crash.

The initial investigation suggests the vehicle was headed northbound while the pedestrian was crossing the street and was struck. Investigators say there are no indications that speed or alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Fatal Accident Investigators were called to the scene to speak with witnesses as well as process the scene to establish the sequence of events leading up to the crash.

Dispatchers said police shut down traffic in both directions from West Colonial Ave. to McKinnie Ave. as of 6:15 p.m.

This story will be updated.

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