Man Dies After Being Hit Crossing Street

Woman Arrested In Fatal Hit & Run, Victim ID'd

By Eric Dutkiewicz
By Scott Sarvay

April 16, 2012 Updated Apr 16, 2012 at 4:48 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The man who died in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning has been identified as Nathaniel Gatchell.

Police say Anissa M. Northrup, 33, fled in her minivan after hitting Gatchell as he was crossing the street in the 1100 block of Broadway at 2:47 a.m.

Witness accounts helped police locate a minivan that matched the vehicle description at Huffman Street and Franklin Avenue. Police pulled the van over, and detained Northrup.

Northrup is charged with failure to stop after an accident resulting in death and reckless homicide with a 72-hour hold.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.