The Marion post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol revealed the cause of a head on crash in Marion County Thursday.
The crash happened on State Route 4, north of U.S. Route 23 in Marino County around 3:30 p.m.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Donald D. Young, 78, went left of center and struck an SUV driven by Michael E. Light, 50, of Bucyrus.
The Deputy Coroner of Marion County pronounced Young dead at the scene. Light suffered serious injuries and was taken to Marion General General Hospital.
The crash remained under investigation.
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