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A man from Northern Virginia died early Friday after crashing into a GRTC Transit System bus stop on Broad Street, according to Richmond police.

Police identified the driver as Leo Rocha-Miranda, 21, of Springfield.

The crash occurred about 12:40 a.m. in the 2200 block of West Broad Street, between Hermitage Road and the Science Museum of Virginia. Officers said Rocha-Miranda struck the protection poles around a Pulse bus stop and was ejected from his vehicle. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Rocha-Miranda's was the only vehicle involved in the crash, police said.

The Richmond Police Department's crash team continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call investigator J. Ozolins at (804) 646-8671.

arockett@timesdispatch.com

(804) 649-6527

Twitter: @AliRockettRTD

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