MARION, Ohio (WCMH) — Troopers from Marion County released the names of a victim killed in a crash on Thursday morning.
Jeffrey Hixson, 65, of Marion, drove a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox westbound on State Route 739 at about 7 a.m., according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Hixon’s car went off the road, hit a mailbox, traffic sign, and the embankment before overturning into a utility pole and catching fire.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the site.
Troopers are investigating the crash.