Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the area of Meridith Drive and Stellhorn Road in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries on Sept. 9 at approximately 3:31 p.m. Initial reports indicated that a vehicle had struck a bicyclist.
Upon arrival, officers found a female adult bicyclist suffering from life threatening injuries. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.
Preliminary information indicates the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Stellhorn Road and struck the bicyclist, who was heading northbound on Meridith Drive. The occupants of the vehicle were not injured in the crash. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigators.
Eastbound Stellhorn Road remains closed between Reed Road and Eicher Drive while investigators process the scene.
This incident remains under investigation by the FWPD, the Allen County Coroner's Officer and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. The Allen County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the victim.