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Bicyclist identified in Sunday crash

The Allen County Coroner's office has identified the bicyclist in Sunday's fatal crash.
The Allen County Coroner's office has identified the bicyclist in Sunday's fatal crash.(Staff)
Published: May. 3, 2022 at 12:46 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A 31-year-old Fort Wayne man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash Sunday night.

The Allen County Coroner’s office says Tareq H. Abdel-Khaleq was riding his bicycle on Illinois Road and Timberlake Trail just after 9:30 p.m. when he was hit by a truck. Abdel-Khaleq was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

The coroner’s office determined, after an autopsy, that Abdel-Khaleq’s cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries. The office has ruled Abdel-Khaleq’s death an accident.

Abdel-Khaleq is the 14th traffic fatality in Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2022.

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