Posted Thursday, September 5th 2013 @ 4pm
Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route 529 south of Marion Edison Road at approximately 12:27 P.M. Thursday.
The crash involved a 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle YZFR6/S driven by 27 year-old Nicholas J. Worden of Marion. The second vehicle was a 2002 Chevrolet Truck 2500 series driven by 29 year-old James R. Ryan of Marion.
Preliminary investigation indicates Mr. Worden's motorcycle was traveling northbound on State Route 529 and failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle then traveled left of center and struck the southbound truck driven by Mr. Ryan. Mr. Worden's motorcycle came to rest on the east side of the roadway. He was wearing a helmet.
Nicholas J. Worden was transported to Marion General Hospital by Marion Township EMS where he succumbed to his injuries. James R. Ryan was not injured as a result of the crash.
The State Highway Patrol was assisted at the at the scene by Marion Township Fire and EMS. The crash remains under investigation.