Marion, OhioLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.

Motorcyclist Killed in Marion Crash

Ohio State Highway PatrolThe Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says a two-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route 529 south of Marion-Edison Road claimed the life of a motorcyclist. The crash occurred at approximately 12:27 pm on Thursday, September 5, 2013.

Troopers say the crash involved a 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle YZFR6/S driven by 27 year-old Nicholas J. Worden of Marion. The second vehicle was a 2002 Chevrolet Truck 2500 series driven by 29 year-old James R. Ryan of Marion.

Preliminary investigation indicates Worden’s motorcycle was traveling northbound on State Route 529 and failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle traveled left of center and struck the southbound truck driven by Ryan. Worden’s motorcycle came to rest on the east side of the roadway. He was wearing a helmet.

Worden was transported to Marion General Hospital by Marion Township EMS where he succumbed to his injuries, the Patrol stated. Ryan was not injured as a result of the crash.

The State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by Marion Township Fire and EMS.

The crash remains under investigation.

About Marion Online News

Marion Online is owned and operated by the (somewhat) fine people at Neighborhood Image, a local website design and hosting company. We know, a locally owned media company, it's crazy. To send us information, click on Contact Us in the menu.