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8:52 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Funeral for Pilot of Balloon that Crashed in Virginia

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HARTLY, Del. (AP) - A funeral has been set for a pilot of a hot-air balloon that caught fire in Virginia, killing him and two passengers.

Sixty-five-year-old Daniel T. Kirk of Hartly, Delaware, died in Friday's fire and crash of his balloon in central Virginia. Also killed were passengers Virginia Doyle and Natalie Lewis.

Kirk's funeral will be held aturday at Hartly United Methodist Church, according to an obituary on the website of Torbert Funeral Chapels in Dover. A reception will follow at the Hartly volunteer fire company.

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