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First Of Wedding Crash Victims Laid To Rest In NSW Service

The first of the wedding bus crash victims has been laid to rest in Worrigee in Nowra following the crash in Hunter Valley. 

Friends and family farewelled 28-year-old Angus Andrew Craig in a Worrigee service two weeks after the Hunter Valley crash in NSW. 

Newly weds Mitchell Gaffney and Maddy Edsell were among the hundreds of people to attend the funeral service. 

At least 700 people attended the funeral via livestream from both the United Kingdom and Cyprus. 

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Mr Craig is the first of the people killed onboard the bus full to be farewelled. 

During the service, the other victims of the crash were also acknowledged by celebrant Narelle Harding. 

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“We express and send sincere compassion and love to all of those on the bus, everyone involved in the wedding and affected by that tragedy on that night,” she said. 

Ten wedding guests were killed on June 11 when the bus transporting them from the wedding venue to their accommodation rolled while driving through a roundabout. 

Another 25 people were injured during the incident.

The driver of the bus, 58-year-old Brett Andrew Button has since been charged with 10 counts of dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous and negligent driving causing death. 

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