Victim in fatal truck accident Tuesday on U.S. 30 has been identified

The driver who died after his semitractor trailer crashed about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 30 east of Solon Road has been identified as Arnold H. Holeman Jr. 57, of North Judson, the Allen County Coroner’s office announced Friday morning.

Holeman reportedly was traveling west on U.S. 30 when his truck left the north side of the road and hit a guardrail, the coroner’s office news release said. The truck traveled down an embankment and came to rest in a corn field. Holeman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Both the cause and the manner of his death still are pending, the coroner’s office said. The accident remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and Allen County Sheriff’s Department.