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Miley Cyrus tour bus rolls, killing the driver; singer wasn't onboard [Updated]

November 20, 2009 | 10:23 am


Miley1 The driver of one of Miley Cyrus' tour buses was killed early this morning and another person was injured when the bus, one of several in a group carrying the singer's band and crew, ran off the side of the road and overturned on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie, Va., Access Hollywood, MTV and others report.

Cyrus, who was not hurt, was on another of the buses, according to a local news station (video above). The bus that crashed was carrying nine people.

Miley is scheduled to perform Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. 

[Updated at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 20: According to Gossip Cop, the Sunday concert will go on as planned.

A post signed "The Cyrus Family" on Miley's official site said: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Bill “Uncle Bill” Douglas. Members of our tour are like members of our family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family in the midst of this tragedy. He will truly be missed.”

E! Online has obtained two 911 calls that suggest Douglas, an Austin, Texas, native, may have suffered a cardiac arrest.]

We've been teasing Miley lately, but not now.

Take care, friends and family.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press