Coroner: Fort Wayne man ID’d in Friday fatal crash

Police say they were called just before 5 a.m. Friday to SR 37, west of North County Line Road,...
Police say they were called just before 5 a.m. Friday to SR 37, west of North County Line Road, on reports of a crash.(Staff)
Published: Jul. 18, 2022 at 2:18 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A Fort Wayne man has been identified by the Allen County Coroner’s Office as the victim of a fatal crash in Harlan Friday morning.

The coroner’s office says Oi La Ma, 24, who was a passenger in the car, died from thermal burns and smoke inhalation, after an autopsy. Ma’s cause of death has been ruled an accident by the coroner’s office.

Emergency crews were called to Indiana 37 just west of North County Line Road around 5 a.m. Friday.

Ma is the 24th fatal crash victim in Allen County for 2022.

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