One killed, one hospitalized after SUV rolls on I-70 in Clark County

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A man died and another was taken to the hospital after a rollover crash on westbound Interstate 70 in Clark County late Friday night.

Dennis Baker, 45, of Dayton, was killed in the crash.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash was reported at 10:12 p.m. Friday near the 46 mile marker, which is near the state Route 4 split.

Troopers on scene found that a Cadillac SUV was traveling west in the left lane when it crashed into the concrete median barrier in the center. The SUV then rolled, crossing all three lanes of westbound traffic.

Tony Nicholson, 41, of Dayton, was a passenger in the SUV and was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. The driver, Baker, was killed.

Mad River Twp. EMS took Nicholson to Soin Medical Center with serious injuries. troopers said.

Neither Baker nor Nicholson were wearing seatbelts, troopers said.

The right lane of I-70 West was closed for several hours while the state patrol investigated.