DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — One person is dead and two have been hospitalized with serious injuries following a two-car rollover crash in Xenia Township Tuesday evening.
The initial call reporting the crash on U.S. Route 68 at Brush Row Road came in at 6:21 p.m., according to the Xenia Police Department.
According to Sgt. Richard Dixon of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Honda CRV made a right turn onto U.S. Route 68 from Brush Row Road when it was struck by a Chevrolet Blazer traveling northbound. After the impact, the CRV went off the right side of the road and then reentered, striking the Blazer before coming to a stop. The Blazer came to rest on its side after striking the CRV a second time.
The driver of the CRV, 71-year-old James Dominy of Virginia, and his 66-year-old female passenger were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries. Dominy succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, reported OSHP.
The driver of the CRV, a 24-year-old Beavercreek man, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries as well.
OSHP is investigating the crash but alcohol is believed to be a factor at play.
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