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      Buena Vista Man Dies in I-81 Crash

      Botetourt Co., VA - The Virginia State Police are{} investigating a fatal crash that killed a Buena Vista man on Thursday morning on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County.According to police, their preliminary investigation has discovered that a truck driven by 68 year old Kenneth Wayne Decker, was traveling southbound on Interstate 81 when he ran off the left side of the roadway striking an embankment before overturning. Decker was transported to Roanoke Memorial hospital for his injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later. He was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.
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