Serious Accident In Marion County Turns Fatal

  • 4/20/2017 4:16:34 PM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

MARION, OH – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 2:47 p.m. on US 23 at CR 195 in Marion County.

The vehicles involved in the crash were a 2011 silver Chevrolet Silverado and a maroon 2016 Chrysler Town and Country.

The Chrysler was driven by 70-year-old John Kubisiak, and the Chevrolet by 75-year-old Cecil Hesson. Both drivers had passengers in their vehicles.

Hesson was eastbound on CR 195, while Kubisiak was traveling northbound on US 23. Hesson pulled into the median crossover, and proceeded to cross the northbound lanes of US 23, where he was struck by Kubisiak.

Hesson came to final rest in the northbound lanes of US 23. Kubisiak was forced off the right side of the road, stuck a sign post, and came to rest in a field.

Hesson was transported to OSU Hospital in Columbus by Medflight. Kubisiak was transported to Marion General Hospital by Medcare Ambulance Service.

77-year-old Rose Hesson, the Chevrolet passenger, and Chrysler passenger 70-year-old Joyce Kubisiak, were also taken to Marion General.

Assisting on scene were Marion Township Fire EMS, Salt Rock Township Fire EMS, 1st Consolidated Fire EMS, Medcare Ambulance Service, Kirby’s Towing, and Ed’s 24 Hour Towing.

On Thursday, April 20, Mr. Hesson succumbed to his injuries as a result of the crash. This crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time. 

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