Marion teen killed in Carbondale crash

by Aaron Price | 11/21/22 | 5:23 p.m.

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JACKSON COUNTY - A Marion man has pronounced dead following a traffic accident on Saturday night in Carbondale.

According to a news release from the Carbondale Police Department, officers responded to East Walnut Street near Village Drive at approximately 10:56 p.m. Saturday night.

Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle overturned and an unresponsive driver. The driver was identified as Trace O. Bittle, 18 of Marion. Bittle was immediately taken by ambulance to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.

Bittle passed away the next day from injuries sustained in the crash. The investigation into the crash is active and ongoing. 

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