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From right, Bill Van Nortwick, a retired school teacher from Safety Harbor, Florida, his sons Bill Van Nortwick II, Steve Van Nortwick and Charles Trulock, a friend, stand for a photograph at Breaks Interstate Park in the mountains of Virginia where they stopped for breakfast the morning of the accident on June 3, 2011. Virdie Channing Compton, 30, of Council, Virginia, had just gotten his dose of methadone at a CRC clinic and was driving through Council in an unlicensed farm truck and veered into some oncoming motorcycles. He hit William Van Nortwick, who was traveling with two sons and a friend on their last day of vacation. William Van Nortwick died.

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