Woman killed in weekend crash on U.S. 23

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1:18 pm on U.S. 23 at the intersection of Linn Hipsher Road in Marion County. The crash involved a gray 2008 Mazda Tribute, driven by Helen Ritter, 46, of Delaware, Ohio, […]

Pedestrian killed in weekend crash

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 7:28 pm on State Route 423 near Barks Road in Marion County. The crash involved a dark blue 2012 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Ellen K. Messenger, age 55 of Prospect, and […]

Patrol releases traffic fatality numbers for New Year’s and Christmas reporting periods

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is reporting traffic fatalities over the New Year’s reporting period and the Christmas reporting period. Ten people were killed on Ohio’s roadways during the 2016 New Year’s Holiday, a four-day reporting period beginning December 31 and ending January 3. During this year’s reporting period, troopers arrested 438 drivers for […]

Vehicle struck by train in Marion

The Marion Police Department said that a vehicle was struck by a train on the west side of Marion early Friday morning. At 6:53 a.m., officers responded to the CSX railroad crossing in the 900 block of West Center Street. The lone occupant of the vehicle was transported to Marion General Hospital and later taken […]

Patrol reports 9 deaths over Thanksgiving weekend from seven crashes

Provisional numbers released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol show fewer motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday than in recent years. Nine people were killed during the five day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 25 until Sunday, November 29, 2015. This is a decrease from the past three years when 23 were […]

Traffic deaths see big rise in Ohio, across country

The number of traffic deaths in the U.S. is on pace to be the highest since 2007, a downside to an improving economy and lower gas prices, according to the National Safety Council. During the first six months of 2015, nearly 19,000 people were killed on the nation’s highways, an increase of 14 percent since […]

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Caledonia crash

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at approximately 7:25am on State Route 309 at the intersection of Main Street in the Village of Caledonia in Marion County. The Patrol said that Maureen E. Welch, 71, of Caledonia […]

Crash kills one in the City of Marion

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Davids Street near Wood Street in the City of Marion at approximately 2:35 pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The Patrol says a 2010 Ford E250 van pulling a 2014 Carry-On Corporation trailer, driven by Jason […]

Wednesday morning crash injures 5, closed State Route 95

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said they received a call at about 6:35am of a serious injury crash at State Route 95 west of Campbell Road.  The two vehicle crash occurred on State Route 95 in front of the Whirlpool plant in Marion Township. A 2013 Ottawa truck driven […]

Marion City Schools’ bus involved in minor crash

The Marion Police Department said a school bus from the Marion City Schools was involved in a minor crash Tuesday morning with one student transported to the hospital. At approximately 7:45am on March 3, 2015, police responded to a reported crash involving the school bus on North Greenwood Street just south of East Fairground Street. […]