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'83 legend Lorenzo Charles dies in crash

Updated: June 28, 2011, 4:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Lorenzo Charles, the muscular forward whose last-second dunk gave underdog North Carolina State a stunning win in the 1983 national college championship game, was killed Monday when a bus he was driving crashed along a highway, a company official said.

Elite Coach general manager Brad Jackson said Charles, 47, worked for the company and was driving one of its buses on Interstate 40. No passengers were aboard.

Charles grabbed Dereck Whittenburg's 30-foot shot in the ...

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