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Teens injured, thrown from truck in serious rollover crash on I-70 in Mad River Twp.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Teens injured in rollover crash on I-70

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Two teens were seriously injured after being ejected from a pickup truck in a crash Sunday evening on I-70 west in Mad River Twp.

A 15-year-old girl who was a passenger in the truck was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight with life-threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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The driver, Dick W. Stanley, 19, of Huber Heights, was taken to Soin Medical Center with serious injuries.

Around 9:36 p.m. Sunday, Stanley was heading west on I-70 near the 47 mile post ear Route 4 and the Enon exit in a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado. He drove off the right side of the road and hit a fence and two trees, causing the truck to overturn, according to troopers.

STAFF PHOTO / MARSHALL GORBY
STAFF PHOTO / MARSHALL GORBY

Neither Stanley nor the 15-year-old, who was not identified by OHSP, were wearing seat belts.

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The crash is under investigation by troopers.

Officials briefly closed a section of the highway for about 30 minutes Sunday night.

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Traffic began to back up as emergency personnel closed the interstate for about 30 minutes.

Troopers from the Springfield post of OSHP responded, as well as Mad River Twp. fire and EMS crews.

A dog that was in the truck was found alive at the scene.