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Chapel Hill man dies in Virginia bus crash

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Capron, Va. — A charter bus traveling from Chapel Hill to Hampton, Va., crashed early Friday in southeastern Virginia, killing a Chapel Hill man, WRAL reports.

The driver of the Horizon Coach Lines bus, Larry Brocks, 62, of Raleigh, has been charged with reckless driving, the Virginia State Police said.

According to the report, the crash happened shortly after 7 a.m. when the bus ran off the right side of U.S. Highway 58 and overturned in a ditch near Capron, Va. Eight people were aboard at the time of the crash, and two were thrown from the bus. Doval Watson of Chapel Hill, died from injuries suffered in the crash.

The bus was on its way to Hampton University’s Open House Day.

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