Man dead following crash involving school bus in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, Ohio — A man has died following a crash involving a school bus in Marion County Friday.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 29-year-old Jeremy Holsinger, Jr. was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on Gooding Road shortly after 3 p.m. in Prospect Township when he failed to yield at the intersection of State Route 47.

The Chevrolet Cavalier was then struck by a school bus traveling westbound toward the intersection on State Route 47. The car went off the right side of the road and into a cornfield while the bus also went off the road and into a cornfield.

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OSHP says Holsinger was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

There were two middle school-aged students on the bus. The bus driver and a student were transported to area hospitals in non-life-threatening condition.

The crash remains under investigation.