1 dead, 1 hurt in crash on Indianapolis Road

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A crash on Indianapolis Road north of West Hamilton Road killed one person and left another person with minor injuries, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.

Emergency crews were called around 7:47 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said the driver of a minivan was south on Indianapolis Road when he crossed the center line and struck an oncoming pickup truck.

The driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene. The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified him as 35-year-old Albert A. Drerup of Zanesville. An autopsy showed he died of blunt force trauma, according to the county coroner.

The driver of the pickup suffered minor injuries.

Police said they do not know why the driver of the minivan went left-of-center.

No other details were released.