One dead, five injured in three-vehicle crash in Washington Twp.

A Centerville man was killed in a three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Washington Twp. that sent five others to a local hospital.

Preliminary investigation shows that a black Chevrolet sedan driven by 20-year-old Alexander Wilkens of Centerville, was traveling south on Yankee Street around 4 p.m. when Wilkens attempted to pass two vehicles also traveling south, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

The sedan traveled left of center and collided with a gray Honda van headed north on Yankee Street near Redsunset Drive. The sedan rolled over top of the Honda van and continued to roll, striking the rear of a black SUV that was traveling south on Yankee Street.

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Wilkens was pronounced dead on the scene by the Washington Twp. Fire Department.

The four occupants of the Honda and one occupant of the SUV were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

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