Marion man dies in Grant County crash

GRANT CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Sunday at approximately 9:40 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police, the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Road 37 near 50th Street, in which a Marion, IN man died.

The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper A.J. Coffee revealed that James Farr, 79, Marion, IN was driving a 2012 Ford Fusion northbound on State Road 37 near 50th Street. James Phillippe, 68, Marion, IN was driving a 2010 Jeep Liberty southbound on State Road 37 near 50th Street. For an undetermined reason, the Ford crossed the center line causing a collision with the southbound Jeep.

Farr was transported by ambulance to Marion General Hospital where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. Rebecca Farr, 77, Marion, IN, a passenger in the Ford, was flown via medical helicopter to Lutheran Hospital in Ft Wayne. She was suffering from internal injuries. Phillipe was not injured.

This crash is still under investigation.