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RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- A tour bus official says a former North Carolina State basketball star who scored the game-winning basket to give the Wolfpack the 1983 national championship was killed when a bus he was driving crashed in Raleigh. Lorenzo Charles was 47. Elite Coach general manager Brad Jackson said Monday that Charles was driving a company bus on Interstate 40. Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue says the bus driver was killed and there were no passengers aboard. Charles grabbed an errant 30-foot shot by Dereck Whittenburg and dunked it for the winning basket in the Wolfpack's 54-52 victory over the University of Houston in the NCAA title game in Albuquerque.

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