A Marion man was killed in a one vehicle crash Monday.
According to a release from the Marion Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. 53 year old Fred L. Buckner lost control of his car while driving south on Whetstone River Road approaching St. James Road in Marion.
The car went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.
Buckner, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to Marion General Hospital where he passed away.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by Fort Morrow Fire District and Pleasant Township Fire Department.
The crash remains under investigation.