Galion woman, 39, dies in Marion County crash

Staff report

A Galion woman died Wednesday after her car was struck by a Mack truck in Salt Rock Township in Marion County.

According to the State Highway Patrol, Sherri Smith, 39, was killed when her 2009 Chevrolet Aveo was traveling east on Marseilles-Galion Road and didn’t yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Ohio 423, where her vehicle was struck by a 2013 Mack truck driven by Fred Farmer, 47, of Marion.

Smith was declared dead at the scene, reports indicate, and wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

Alcohol was not believed to have been a factor in the accident crash, which is under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

Staff report