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Marine killed en route to deliver presents

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Jason Grizzell Jason Grizzell
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GARRARD COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – The details of what caused a Kentucky Marine's car to crash, killing him, are still unclear.

Jason Grizzell, 33, was killed Wednesday on US 27 on his way to surprise his girlfriend with Christmas presents.

According to police, Grizzell's car crossed the center line and collided head on with another vehicle.

Grizzell, who is also a father, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His girlfriend, Beverly Vann spoke remembers him as more than her boyfriend, "Besides being my boyfriend, he was my best friend. He was my soul mate. Nobody understood me like he did."

She also reflected on what brought him joy, "I don't think there was anything in this world that brought him more joy than seeing someone else smile."

His father spoke of his character, "He was just a wonderful young man. I'm so proud, so very proud he's my son."

Funeral arrangements for Grizzell are pending.

Another man was also in the car at the time of the wreck, he survived.

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