Harlan man ID’d as victim in St. Joe Road fatal crash

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Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 11:21 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified a Harlan man as the victim of a crash along St. Joe Road Tuesday evening.

Police were called to the 6200 block of St. Joe Road around 8:30 p.m. Investigators say they believe Dustin Allen Fackler, 34, was on a motorcycle going south on St. Joe Road when a midsize SUV pulled out of the Arch Apartments turning north. Investigators also say the motorcycle appeared to be going at a high rate of speed when it hit the rear driver’s side of the SUV.

Investigators say the motorcyclist was thrown and landed on the roadway. Medics pronounced the motorcyclist deceased on the scene.

After an autopsy, the coroner’s office says Fackler died from multiple blunt force injuries. Fackler’s death has been ruled an accident by the coroner’s office. Fackler is the 22nd fatal motor vehicle crash for Allen County in 2022.

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