Early morning crash claims life of Marion man

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The Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said that a Marion man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Friday morning on Smeltzer Road. The Patrol said the crash took place at approximately 1:30am on Smeltzer Road south of Marion-Cardington Road. Christopher Nagel, 37, of Marion, was driving a 2003 Ford F150 south […]

Patrol reports 19 deaths over Thanksgiving weekend

2014 Thanksgiving Traffic Report

Provisional numbers released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol show more motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday than in recent years. During the five day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 26, at 12 a.m. until Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m., 19 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways. This is an […]

Troopers Investigating Injury Crash

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a three vehicle injury crash that occurred on Monday, October 20,2014 at approximately 3:40 pm on US 23 at the intersection of Linn Hipsher Road in Marion County. The crash involved a silver 2005 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Thomas L. Taylor, age […]

Patrol Confirms Identity of Driver in Fatal Crash

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol have continued to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on August 2, 2014 at approximately 7:05 pm on Martel Road, north of Marseilles-Galion Road, in Marion County. The crash involved a 2004 Chevy Impala driven by Paul E. Kitts 59, of Caledonia. The Patrol […]

Marion Motorcyclist Killed in Thursday Crash

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on August 14, 2014. The crash, which claimed one life, took place at approximately 2:30 pm on Pole Lane Road, just south of Patten Pike in Marion County. The crash involved a 2011 Ford Focus […]

Troopers Investigating Fatal Wednesday Crash

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on August 6, 2014 at approximately 1:02 pm on State Route 309 at State Route 100 in Tully Township in Marion County. The crash involved a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu driven by George T. Fetch, 86, […]

Patrol Continues to Investigate Crash that Claimed Three Lives

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says they are continuing to investigate a deadly crash that took place Monday. Because of the number of vehicles involved and other factors, the final report is expected to take a few days to complete. Investigators have said they do not believe that drugs or alcohol were factors in the […]

New Bloomington Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a one-vehicle crash on Thursday that claimed the life of a New Bloomington man. The crash occurred on State Route 203 north of milepost 4 at approximately 5:38 P.M. on May 8, 2014. The Patrol reported that preliminary investigation indicated 59 year-old […]

Patrol: Young Girl Struck by SUV in Hit-Skip

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a hit-skip injury crash that occurred on Friday evening. The vehicle involved has not been located and investigators are looking for help in identifying it. The incident occurred on April 18, 2014 at approximately 9:00 PM on Schell Drive north of Grandview […]

Patrol: Woman Killed After Car Swiped Semi

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Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on April 16, 2014. An Ottawa woman was killed in the crash that occurred at about 1:30 pm on State Route 309 in Montgomery Township in Marion County. A 2002 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Hope Okuly, […]