Friday, November 20, 2009

Miley Cyrus tour bus reportedly involved in
crash; driver dies

Three days before her 17th birthday, Miley Cyrus’ tour bus was reportedly involved in a crash on Interstate 85 near Richmond, Va.

TV station WTVR reports, DINWIDDIE - A tour bus has crashed on Interstate 85, injuring several people and killing one.

It happened at mile marker 55, that's right in front of the rest area.

Sources tell CBS 6 it is the tour bus of singer Miley Cyrus and that her driver has died in the crash. According to her Cyrus' website her next concert is this Sunday in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Our Senior Reporter Wayne Covil is on the scene right now and tells us Miley Cyrus was not on the bus and is not at the scene. We'll have a live report on CBS 6 News at Noon

Richmond Times-Dispatch reports, RICHMOND, Va.—One person was killed when a Miley Cyrus tour bus overturned on southbound Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County, officials said this morning. Cyrus was not on the bus. There were 15 people on the bus, but no other casualties were immediatey reported, Virginia State Police said.

Highway officials closed Interstate 85 at mile marker 55.

Cyrus was scheduled to play Long Island, NY last night and Greensboro, NC on Sunday.

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