Kendallville man arrested after fleeing fatal bicycle accident

By: Newscenter Sixteen
By: Newscenter Sixteen

A Kendallville man was arrested on Thursday afternoon. He faces a preliminary charge of leaving the scene of a accident and reckless homicide.

Police say 36-year-old Zane Scott was arrested when they did an area sweep of the local Topeka factories and found a vehicle matching the description of what a witness saw at the fatal crash.

Police were called out to a traffic crash involving a bicycle in the Topeka area.

The bicycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told police that a blue van drove away quickly after the crash and did not stop to help the victim. Police later matched the blue van to the driver at his job in Topeka, where he was arrested.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 164797766 - wndu.com/a?a=164797766
Gray Television, Inc.