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Police Narrow Search for Fatality Vehicle in December Crash

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police have identified the type of car that was involved in a fatality crash last month.

42-year-old Rufus Overbay Jr. died in the hospital after a crash on East State Boulevard near Crescent Avenue on December 16th. 

According to the Journal Gazette, police were able to use surveillance video to determine that a 1998 to 2004 four-door Buick Regal, likely hit Overbay.

Video taken from a nearby store the night of the crash shows that the Buick was a cashmere metallic color- a style that was only available on 2004 models.

The car is also thought to have damage to its passenger-side headlight.

Anyone with information is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 436-STOP.

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