You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Local

  • I-69 lane restrictions to switch
    The current lane restrictions on Interstate 69 near the Dupont Road bridge will switch Thursday to the inside lane in both directions, the Indiana Department of Transportation said today.
  • 5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, August 20
    1. Today will be a great day for outdoor activities. Expect partly cloudy skies with a high in the lower 80s.
  • Council gives initial nod to Legacy panel
    At times, it took as long as two years for projects to move from idea to completion, and those ideas were brought forth only by Fort Wayne City Council members or the mayoral administration.
Advertisement
Correction
Because of a reporting error, an earlier version of this story misidentified the driver who suffered injuries. Robert Connet was the driver who was injured.

Fort Wayne man injured in roll-over wreck near LaOtto

A 52-year-old Fort Wayne man suffered multiple injuries when he was thrown from his vehicle Thursday in DeKalb County.

Robert Connet was traveling north on Indiana 3 about 5:15 p.m. when his 2002 Chevrolet pickup collided with a 1998 Dodge Dakota at County Road 62, sheriff's Deputy Aaron Long said in a written release.

Nichole Stoddard, 20, of LaOtto, was driving the Dodge east on County Road 62, Long said.

Stoddard was crossing Indiana 3 when her Dodge struck the driver's side of the truck, he said.

The impact forced the pickup off the road and caused it to roll into a ditch, Long said.

Connet suffered multiple cuts, fractured ribs and internal bleeding, he said.

Advertisement