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One Dead in Miley Cyrus Tour Bus Crash

One Dead in Miley Cyrus Tour Bus Crash
Miley Cyrus (inset) was not on the tour bus that overturned
inset: Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

updated 11/20/2009 AT 02:25 PM EST

originally published 11/20/2009 AT 11:30 AM EST

A tour bus transporting Miley Cyrus's crew was involved in a deadly crash outside Richmond, Va., on Friday.

Cyrus, 16, was not on any of the buses, PEOPLE has confirmed. The singer was actually en route to Nashville to spend some time at home before her show on Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. The show is set to go on as scheduled.

"It was one of our tour buses, but not Miley's,” her manager told TMZ. "It was one of our buses that transported our lighting crew."

An investigation is underway to determine exactly why the bus – part of a four vehicle caravan – drifted off the road and overturned. One person, presumed to be the bus driver, died, while nine other people sustained minor injuries.



The identity of the deceased will be released once next of kin is notified, according to a release from the Virginia state police.

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