Pedestrian killed in Tuesday morning crash

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*UPDATE on 10/17/18* The pedestrian, 72-year-old Ekrem Nezirevic, was pronounced dead the following day. His name and cause of death were released today by the Allen County Coroner. His death was ruled an accident. The original story follows below.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – One person is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Coliseum Blvd. and N. Clinton St.

Witnesses report a pedestrian attempted to cross over from the east side of Clinton St. to the west side, and walked into the path of a northbound passenger car.

The pedestrian was struck by the oncoming vehicle. When emergency services arrived to the scene, the victim was transported to a local hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

Clinton St. was closed at the intersection for approximately two hours while police investigated the incident.

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