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Asiana Airlines Victim Who May Have Been Run Over Identified

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Mateo County coroner has identified the teen victim of the Asiana Airlines crash who may have been run over by an emergency vehicle as Ye Mengyuan.

asiana-victimsYe and her close friend, Wang Linjia, were the sole fatalities of Saturday’s Boeing 777 crash, which sent 182 others to area hospitals.

According to the Beijing Morning Post, the 16-year-old girls attended high school together in Jiangshan in the eastern province of Zhejiang.

Ye was described by the paper as an outstanding student and piano player and a national aerobics champion. Her body was found close to the aircraft’s left wing.

Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.

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