Child Becomes 3rd Dead in SF Plane Crash

Age, identity not disclosed
By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 12, 2013 6:01 PM CDT
Child Becomes Third Dead in SF Plane Crash
The wreckage of Asiana Flight 214.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The death toll in the San Francisco plane crash has risen to three, with another passenger dying due to injuries in San Francisco General Hospital today, the AP reports. The hospital's chief of surgery says the victim was a female child, but her identity and age have been withheld at the request of her family. The girl had been in a critical condition since arriving at the hospital. Two adults injured in the crash remain in critical condition, and four others, including another minor, are also still in hospital, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. (Read more plane crash stories.)

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