Mother killed, children injured in Marion County crash


A Marion woman was killed and her two children were injured after a crash in Marion County early Wednesday morning.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kathryn Margraff, 31, was ejected from her Hyundai XG350 after losing control on Pole Lane Road near Marion shortly before 2:00 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Margraff's two children, ages 2 and 8, were also in the vehicle. The 2-year-old was buckled in a booster seat and was taken to Marion General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The 8-year-old was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus with non life-threatening injuries.

Troopers believe that Margraff was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.