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1 dead after wrong-way crash on State Route 4 in Riverside

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — One person is dead after a car crash on a busy state route Sunday evening, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Bradley Hess.

At 7:30 p.m., OSHP, Riverside police, and medics responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on State Route 4 northbound at Harshman Road.

>>PHOTOS: 1 dead after wrong-way crash on State Route 4 in Riverside

“Just prior to the crash, the city of Riverside and the city of Dayton received a call of a wrong-way driver, within 10 to 15 seconds later, the city of Riverside got a second call about the crash here on Route 4 at Harshman,” Hess said.

On scene, Riverside police determined that a Sedan was the vehicle involved in both calls.

Hess said the driver of the Sedan was pronounced dead on scene.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office responded shortly after.

The other driver was transported to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries but is expected to be okay.

The northbound lanes of State Route Four were closed beyond N Keowee Street for more than 2 hours.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating this crash.

We will continue to follow this story.

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