One Victim Dead From Accident On I-69 North Of Union Chapel (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

By Emma Koch
By Rachel Martin


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July 31, 2013 Updated Aug 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) – A man is dead after a crash on I-69 Friday.

The Allen County Coroner has identified Lloyd E. Myers, 84, of Auburn as a victim of the crash Friday.

The Coroner says he died from multiple blunt force trauma. Myers got into a crash on I-69 just north of Union Chapel Road Friday afternoon. He was taken to a hospital critical condition where he died Friday afternoon.

The Coroner says this is the 20th traffic fatality for Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2013.

Authorities say it is unknown if the Myers was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

This accident remains under investigation.

Report from July 31:
Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash on I-69 north of Union Chapel road.

A sedan and red truck were involved. Three people from the sedan had minor injuries and one person from the red truck is in critical condition.

Initial reports indicate that the red truck was stopped along the side of the road, began to pull back out onto the highway and was hit by the sedan.

All lanes of traffic have been reopened.

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