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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Marion Troopers Investigating a Fatal Crash of a Mansfield Man

Marion – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on September 30, 2023, at approximately 3:18 PM, on State Route 309 in Marion County.

The crash involved a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up, driven by Jason A. Baker, age 48, of Mansfield, Ohio.

The preliminary investigation indicates Mr. Baker was traveling eastbound on State Route 309 when his vehicle traveled left of the center-line and off the left side of the roadway. Once off road, the Chevrolet struck a driveway embankment and a guardrail face. The Chevrolet continued and struck a creek embankment, overturned onto its top, and struck a bridge abutment.

Mr. Baker was transported by 1st Consolidated EMS to Marion General Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Mr. Baker was not wearing his seat-belt at the time of the crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 1st Consolidated Fire and EMS, Fort Morrow Fire and EMS, Pleasant Township Fire and EMS, Marion Township Fire and EMS, and Kirby’s Towing.

The crash remains under investigation.


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