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Police: Dinwiddie man accidentally kills himself while waving around gun along I-85

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) -

Virginia State Police say a man accidentally killed himself on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie early Sunday.

Investigators have determined that Kavon Cooper, 21, of Church Road, Va., was one of three men riding in a vehicle heading south on Interstate 85. According to one of the men in the car, Cooper was waving around a revolver when a shot rang out.

The driver immediately took the Boydon Plank Road exit, pulled over into a restaurant, and called for help. This happened around 2:24 a.m.

Cooper died at the scene. The driver and the other passenger were not injured.

Police recovered the revolver from inside the vehicle.

The incident is still under investigation.

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