Pedestrian killed in northwest Allen County crash is identified

The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning on U.S. 33 north of O’Day Road in the county.

Tyler James Riddle, 22, of Fort Wayne, was struck at 12:39 a.m. He died as a result of blunt-force trauma and his death has been ruled an accident.

Riddle’s death is the 37th traffic fatality for Allen County in 2017.

The incident remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the coroner’s office.