Marion Woman Killed In Huntington County Wreck

A Marion woman was killed Thursday morning in a head-on crash in southern Huntington County.

According to the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department, 31-year-old Tyson Gotschall of Fairmount was headed southbound on State Road 9 just north of highway 218 when he drifted left of center and struck a northbound vehicle driven by 58-year-old Deborah Brankle of Marion head-on.

Brankle was pronounced dead at the scene.  Gotschall suffered only minor injuries.

Police say there was light snow falling at the time but the road conditions did not appear to be a factor in the crash.