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Butler County (Ohio) Sheriff Richard Jones said deputies are continuing to investigate the cause of a Saturday night car crash left a University of Cincinnati football player dead.

Three men remain hospitalized Monday after a single-vehicle accident was reported at 10:20 p.m. on a hilly, rural road in Butler County's Hanover Township.

Jones said Shawn Van Dyne, of Hamilton, was the vehicle's driver.

Mark Barr, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Van Dyne remain in critical condition at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. Javon Harrison, a graduate of Wayne High School in Huber Heights, was listed in fair condition.

Barr, 18, and Harrison, 18, are wide receivers for Cincinnati's football team. Van Dyne, 18, is a Miami University freshman and a Hamilton High grad.

Ben Flick, a 19-year-old offensive linemanfor the Cincinnati football team and Hamilton High grad, died in the crash.

The sheriff's office said Sunday the vehicle the four were traveling in left the roadway for an unknown reason prior to the crash. The sheriff's office said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

Bowdeya Tweh also writes for the Cincinnati Enquirer, a Gannett property.




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