State Police investigating a fatal hit and run crash

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana State Police troopers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday night on Indianapolis’ east side where a pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle. The driver then left the scene.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Christian Guerra Beltran indicated at approximately 9:35 p.m., a male identified as Brendan Blue Allen, 28, of Indianapolis, was walking east on I-70 in the area of the 84.5mile marker, near the Rural Street exit.  Allen was at some point struck by an unknown vehicle which then left the scene.

As a result of the crash, Allen sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County Coroner’s Office. 

At this time, there is no further information available for release. 

Anyone with any information about this crash is asked to contact the Indiana State Police Post in Indianapolis at 317-899-8577.