James Barger Car Accident, Death, Obituary – An older guy from Hancock County, Indiana, was taken from this world on Saturday after being engaged in a crash in the southern area of Marion County, Indiana, that only involved one vehicle. According to the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, James Barger, 80, of Findlay, had gone away as a result of the collision that took place on Saturday about 3:43 p.m. along the section of U.S. 23 that is located north of Waldo.
The incident occurred on the highway. Investigators from the Marion County Coroner’s Office traveled to the scene of the accident and subsequently determined that Barger was killed there. The collision took place on the portion of U.S. Route 23 that runs in the southbound direction between Newmans-Cardington Road and Bethlehem Road.
According to a news statement that was sent by state troopers assigned to the Marion Post, Barger was driving his 2003 GMC Sierra pickup truck southbound on U.S. 23 when the collision took place. The results of the investigation indicate that his vehicle went off the right side of the road, hit with a culvert, and then flipped over before coming to a stop on its roof. Barger was wearing her seatbelt correctly and had it fastened around her waist at the time of the crash.
The investigation into the crash, as stated by the troopers, is still underway at this time. According to the records that are kept by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, this is the seventh fatal accident that has occurred in Marion County so far in the year 2018. In Marion County in the year 2022, there were nine deadly accidents, but in the year 2021, there were 10 fatal accidents. This information was provided by the Highway Patrol.
In addition to the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Marion County Coroner’s Office, a number of agencies responded to the scene of the accident. These agencies included the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Morrow Fire and EMS from Waldo, Pleasant Township Fire and EMS, the Marion Township Fire Department, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and Ed’s 24-Hour Towing Services. Marion County Coroner’s Office also responded.