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Tipp City man, 66, ID’d as victim of fatal crash on U.S. 35 in Riverside

Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 3:53 PM
Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:25 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 8:25 a.m. (Sept. 28): 

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal, single-vehicle crash on U.S. 35 in Riverside as Lawrence Naas, 66, from Tipp City. 

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The cause and manner of Naas’ death has not been ruled and an autopsy is scheduled to be completed today. 

A woman was also injured in the crash, but her identity and condition have not been released.

UPDATE @ 7:13 p.m.: (Sept 27)U.S. 35 East is now reopened. That part of the investigation into the single-vehicle fatal rollover accident has been completed.

UPDATE @ 5:15 p.m.: (Sept 27) 

Police have put out the call for witnesses to the single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. East that has left one person dead, Riverside Sgt. Angela Jackson said.

A Fairborn city medic unit, in the area at the time of the crash, was first on scene and took the female victim, believed to have been the driver, to a hospital. Her condition is not known. 

Sgt. Jackson said that according to the preliminary investigation, neither drugs nor alcohol is suspected. 

U.S. 35 East, which is backed up as far as Keowee Street in Dayton, to be shut down at least another hour for the accident investigation, she said.

If you saw the accident or have information you think might help in the investigation, you are asked to call Riverside police at 937-233-1801.

UPDATE @ 4:15 p.m.: 

The fatality has been identified as a male, who was believed to be ejected in the rollover on U.S. 35 East in Riverside, a Riverside police officer said. 

A female injured in the accident has been taken to a hospital, the officer said. Her condition is not known. 

A police traffic reconstruction unit is headed to the scene as well.

UPDATE @ 4:02 p.m.: 

At least one person has been killed in what has been reported as a rollover accident.

The eastbound lanes are shut down until further notice.

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A fatal rollover crash has been reported on U.S. 35 east approaching I-675 this afternoon.

Initial reports indicated a vehicle rolled during a crash around 3:45 p.m.

We’re hearing initial reports of at least one person dead and others possibly injured.

The eastbound lanes of U.S. 35 are closed at Woodman Drive.