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, […]

State on Track for Least Deadly Year on Ohio Roadways

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If the trend continues for the last two weeks of 2013, Ohio will record the least deadly year on state roadways ever. So far this year, 945 people have died on Ohio roadways. That’s the lowest number since the state began keeping tabs in 1936 when 2,389 people died on Ohio’s roadways. State officials are […]

ODOT Shows What Can Happen When Motorists “Crowd the Plow”

I-77 Crash

With the latest winter storms, and more forecast, across much of the state, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reminding motorists “Don’t Crowd The Plow.” So far this winter, there were 13 crashes involving ODOT snow plows including one earlier this week in Washington County (click the photo to enlarge). In that crash, a […]

Two Killed in Marion County Crash Early Sunday Morning

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says two men were killed in a crash in Marion County early Sunday morning. They report that alcohol is suspected as contributing to the crash that injured two others. Troopers from the Marion Post say the two-vehicle crash occurred on December 8, 2013 at about 1:32am on State Route 203 […]