Crash in Marion County Sunday Night Turns Deadly

Written by on August 18, 2020

A head-on crash on State Route 309 in Marion County this past Sunday night has claimed the life of one of the victims.


According to a release from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 22 year old Zachary Beeney, of Marion was driving west on 309 when he traveled left of center.


His vehicle struck an eastbound vehicle being operated by 60 year old Aileen Hunt, of Galion.


Beeney was taken by helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus where he later was pronounced dead by the Franklin County Coroner.


Hunt was also flown to the Columbus hospital with life threatening injuries.


The crash remains under investigation.

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