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One dead, another critically injured in Whitewater Twp. accident

WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

One man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a single-vehicle accident in Whitewater Township Sunday morning.

A woman was driving a Nissan Altima on the northbound I-275 exit ramp to westbound I-74 around 12:12 a.m. when she lost control, striking an overhead light post, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Police say a man, 40, in the passenger seat was killed in the accident. He was not wearing a seatbelt authorities say.

The woman driver, 39-year-old who police say was wearing her seatbelt, was flown to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She is currently listed in critical condition.

The names of the victims are being withheld pending family notification.

Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the accident.

The crash remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit.

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