Marion Post investigating fatal crash


Staff report

MARION – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Davids Street near Wood Street in the City of Marion at approximately 2:35 pm.

A 2010 Ford E250 van pulling a 2014 Carry-On Corporation trailer, driven by Jason E. Engle, 46, of Waynesfield, Ohio was southbound on Davids St. just south of Wood Street, officials said, adding a 1985 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Jonathan A. Oliver, 34, of Marion, was northbound on Davids Street The Chevy Silverado had two passengers, Darryl L. Reed, 53, of Marion, and Alphonzo Weaver, 36, of Marion.

According to reports, the Ford driven by Engle went left of center and struck the Silverado head on. The Silverado was forced into a parked car on the east side of Davids St. Oliver, Reed, and Weaver were transported to Marion General Hospital by Marion City Fire and EMS. They were then transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. Darryl Reed was pronounced deceased at Grant Medical Center.

The State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by Marion Police Department and Marion City Fire Department

The crash remains under investigation.

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