Driver ejected, killed following crash on West Jefferson ID’d

One person was killed in a crash on Jefferson Blvd. Tuesday night.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  The Allen County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a man killed in a crash Tuesday evening at the intersection of West Jefferson and Main Street in Fort Wayne. Justin Alexander Griffin, 19, of Fort Wayne died from blunt force trauma and his death has been ruled an accident.

Police arrived on the scene at around 10:05 p.m. and found an SUV rolled over with Griffin pinned underneath it. After crews pulled Griffin from the SUV, paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigators say Griffin was heading eastbound on Jefferson Blvd. when for some reason his SUV drove off the road as it approached Main Street. The SUV then went off the south side of the road, hit a utility pole and a parked vehicle before rolling over. 

Griffin was the only person in the vehicle.  Jefferson was closed while crews cleaned up the crash.