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Marlington High School student dies after rollover crash

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Apr 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-04 09:06:43-04

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A Marlington High School student has died after a rollover crash.

The crash happened Saturday night around 10:15 p.m. on Beech Street in Washington Township.

Troopers said a 2011 Kia Optima was traveling eastbound on Beech Street at a high rate of speed and passing vehicles in a non-passing zone.

The Optima crashed on Beech Street west of Colony Drive.

According to troopers, the vehicle hit a stop sign and a tree, before rolling over several times. The driver was ejected from the vehicle.

Troopers said the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

His identity has not been released.