Driver involved in Tuesday crash on I-69 dies from injuries


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A crash that took place Tuesday in the southbound lanes of I-69 near the Illinois Road interchange has claimed the life of a Fort Wayne man.

Police and medics responded around 3 p.m. to the crash scene where they found a car with heavy damage, behind a stopped semi tractor-trailer.

The driver of the car was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He passed away sometime later and the Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified him as 78-year-old Roger L. McNett. The cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force injuries.

Police have not said what caused the crash.

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