UPDATE: Police Identify Victim in I-69 Crash

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Police have identified the victim in a Sunday morning crash on I-69.


Allen County police say they received a phone call around 3:15 a.m., about a SUV driving the wrong way on southbound I-69 between mile markers 299 and 300. A few minutes later, police were notified of a crash near that same area. According to our partners in news at 21 Alive, that’s when it became clear that the SUV traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-69 collided with a semi head-on.


The driver of the SUV, 23-year-old Kaleb Jay Cox Fort Wayne, was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the semi, a 28-year-old from Michigan, was taken to a nearby hospital in fair condition.


Meanwhile, the crash is still under investigation by Allen County police.