Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash in Morrow County

South Bloomfield Township – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is
investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at
approximately 11:48 AM. The crash occurred on State Route 229 at the intersection of
County Road 204.
Nathan Clark, age 42, of Marengo, Ohio, was operating a 2002 International semi-tractor trailer turning
westbound onto State Route 229 from County Road 204. Nathan Perrill, age 44, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, was operating a 2015 Ford Focus westbound on State Route 229. Mr. Clark failed to yield from the posted stop sign and was struck by Mr. Perrill’s vehicle. Mr. Perrill was pronounced deceased on scene my medical personnel.
Mr. Clark and his passenger, Dylan Young, age 19, of Marengo, Ohio were not injured.
Alcohol and/or drug use are not suspected factors in the crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by Central Ohio Joint Fire District, EMA, the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office, Morrow County Coroner’s Office and Morrow County ODOT.
The crash remains under investigation.

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