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      Lynchburg Man Killed in Route 501 Crash in Bedford Co.

      Bedford County, VA - A Lynchburg man is dead after the car he rode in overturned in Bedford County Sunday night.

      State Police said 53 year old James Dale Gunter was a passenger in a car going north on Route 501 in the Coleman Falls area around 5:30 when the car ran off the road, hit a guard rail and overturned.

      Police said Gunter was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

      The driver of the car, 52-year-old Steve Oulds III of Lynchburg was charged with DUI.

      The accident is still under investigation.

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