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Miley Cyrus' tour bus crashes, killing 1

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT/AP) - Interstate 85 in Virginia after pop star Miley Cyrus' tour bus overturned, killing one person, authorities said Friday.

Cyrus, 16, was not on board the bus at the time of the crash. There were 15 passengers on the bus. Reports indicate that the driver of the bus was killed.

One other person with minor injuries was taken to Southside Regional Hospital in Petersburg.

Sgt. Thomas Molnar of the Virginia State Police says the bus overturned around 8:15 a.m. Friday on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie, about 40 miles south of Richmond.

Highway crews are working to clear the area as soon as possible. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area. Only the shoulder will be open southbound.

According Cyrus' website, the tour is scheduled to perform in Greensboro, N.C., on Sunday.

Miley Cyrus is the daughter of country star Billy Ray Cyrus, who also appears on the family friendly sitcom "Hannah Montana."

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