State Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash involving pedestrian


MARION – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:50 p.m. on SR 47 just south of the village of Waldo in Marion County.

The crash involved a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Jessa Gary, age 29 of Waldo, Ohio. Ms. Gary was traveling north on SR 47 south of Waldo. Anita Foor, age 39, of Ashley, Ohio was walking in the northbound lane of SR 47. The roadway was wet and weather conditions were rainy at the time of the crash. Ms. Foor was not wearing reflective clothing and was subsequently struck by the northbound vehicle.

Witnesses at the scene immediately began CPR on Ms. Foor until emergency crews responded but she succumbed to her injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Marion County Coroner. Another crash involving Ms. Foor’s vehicle is also being investigated on Waldo-Fulton Rd. Marion County Sheriff’s Department, Fort Morrow EMS, and Marion County Coroner’s Office were on scene to assist. Both crashes remain under investigation at this time. # #

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