LIMA — There was one fatal traffic crash on Allen County’s roadways in January, according to statistics released Monday by the Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition, resulting in one fatality. That equals the number of fatal crashes and traffic fatalities in January 2016.
Edward Williams, 26, of Lima, died after a vehicle in which he was the passenger struck a utility pole on North Main Street in Lima on Jan. 6. He became trapped between the car and the utility pole. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the coalition’s monthly traffic crash report.