Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on St. Joe Road

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Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 10:51 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a crash along St. Joe Road Tuesday evening.

Police were called to the 6200 block of St. Joe Road around 8:30 p.m., saying they believe a motorcycle was traveling southbound on St. Joe Road when a midsize SUV pulled out of the Arch Apartments attempting to turn north. The motorcycle appeared to be going at a high rate of speed and collided with the rear driver’s side of the SUV.

According to the investigation, the driver of the motorcycle landed on the roadway. Medics arrived on the scene and provided medical attention, however, the driver was pronounced deceased on the scene.

After an autopsy, the coroner’s office says 34-year-old Dustin Allen Fackler from Harlan died from multiple blunt force injuries. Fackler’s death has been ruled an accident by the coroner’s office, marking the 22nd fatal crash for Allen County so far this year.

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