Marion man killed in head-on crash in Grant Co.

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GRANT COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A Marion man was killed in a crash in Grant County early Saturday morning.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department said the crash happened on State Road 26 about a half-mile west of State Road 13.

Investigators said an eastbound vehicle driven by Joseph Werner, 21, Kokomo, went left-of-center and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by Rick L. Hodson, 63, Marion.

Police said Hodson died from blunt force trauma related to the crash.

Werner complained of pain from the airbag and seat belt, according to police.

Investigators said drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be facts in the crash, but toxicology results are pending.

The crash is under investigation.