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Fatal Crash in Marion County

Troopers from the Marion Post of the State Highway Patrol are still investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that happened Wednesday afternoon around 1pm.  The accident happened 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 age 86 from Mansfield.  The second vehicle was a 1999 Freightliner dump truck driven by Larry J. Steinhilber age 65 of Galion.  The Chevrolet failed to stop at a stop sign on State route 100 was struck by the Freightliner.

 

Mr. Fetch was taken to Galion Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Mr. Steinhilber was not injured.  Mr. Fetch was not wearing a seatbelt.  Mr. Steinhilber was wearing his.

 

 

The crash remains under investigation. 

 

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