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I WAS REMINDED OF A BIT of historical trivia after reading the article “Van Mess” (3/10). U.S. Sen. Virgil Munday Chapman (D- Ky.) was fatally injured in an automobile accident at the intersection of Van Ness Street and Connecticut Avenue on March 8, 1951.

Alexandria, Va.