Troopers Investigating Serious Injury Crash

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Patrol are investigating a crash that happened Sunday (October 1) at 12:45 pm., on State Route 309 and County Road 162 in Marion County.

The Crash involved a blue 2000 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Elisha R. Cottrill, age 30 of Marion, a silver 2013 Kia Sorento driven by Lillan R Hagar, age 74 from Bucyrus, and a light blue 2003 Saturn SL1, driven by Amanda K Klugh, age 39 from LaRue.

Hagar failed to yield to on coming traffic and struck Cottrill . Cottrill then stuck Klugh as she was stopped at a stop sign for 309.

Mrs Hagar and Mrs. Cottrill were transported to Grant Hospital in Columbus by Medflight. Cottrill’s passengers, Douglas D. Douglas, age 28, was taken to Grant Hospital and Hayden Douglas, was taken to Children’s Hospital in Columbus.  Mrs Klugh was taken to Marion General Hospital.   Klugh’s passenger Madison Stall, age 15, was not transported. 

No charges have been filed at this time and the crash remains under investigation.


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