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San Francisco: Asiana Victim Didn't Buckle Her Seatbelt

City insists rescuers didn't kill Ye Meng Yuan

(Newser) - A girl thrown from a plane that crashed at San Francisco International Airport died before she was twice run over by fire trucks , according to a city-issued report that contradicts a coroner's finding that the teen survived the crash and was killed by the vehicles. Instead, the city said...

Rescuer Who Hit Asiana Flier Was Told 'There's a Body'

Video: Emergency workers discussed Asiana victim Ye Meng Yuan

(Newser) - Video obtained this week by CBS News and released for the first time shows that Ye Meng Yuan, the 16-year-old who survived the Asiana Airlines crash landing in San Francisco only to be run over and killed by a fire truck, was in fact spotted by rescuers before she was...

Family of Girl Run Over After Plane Crash Sues

It accuses SF firefighters of recklessness

(Newser) - The parents of a teenage girl run over and killed by two emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash have filed a claim against the city of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained. Attorneys for the parents of 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan say firefighters who first saw...

Asiana Victim Was Left to Fend for Herself: Attorney

Lawyer claims Ye Meng Yuan was 'not properly cared for'

(Newser) - The fallout from the Asiana plane crash continues, as authorities and lawyers investigate who—if anyone—is to blame for the death of Ye Meng Yuan, the 16-year-old who was likely killed after being run over by a fire truck, rather than the crash itself. The law firm representing the...

Asiana Victim Killed by Vehicle, Not Crash

Coroner confirms she was alive when run over

(Newser) - A California coroner has confirmed the wrenching truth: One of the teen victims of the Asiana Airlines crash was killed not by the crash but by an emergency vehicle. The San Mateo coroner concluded that 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan of China was alive when she was run over by the...

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