Brian M. Thayer, 58, of Marion was transported by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead after a crash Tuesday evening on Route 21 in Marion

A Marion resident was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Route 21 in Marion.

 

Brian M. Thayer, 58, was transported by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Thayer was driving north in the southbound lane at about 6:20 p.m. when he struck a southbound vehicle — driven by Melvin W. Deon, 60, of Sodus — head-on.

 

Deon was transported to Strong by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

 

Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Marion Fire Department, Palmyra Fire Department, Walworth Ambulance and Mercy Flight. The Sheriff’s Collision Reconstruction Team is continuing to investigate the crash.