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CORONER: Teen run over after Asiana plane crash

Posted at 1:14 PM, Jul 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-19 13:18:22-04

(CNN) — Asiana Airlines Flight 214 passenger Ye Mengyan died of injuries she received from being run over by a vehicle, and she was alive when she was hit, San Mateo County Coroner Robert J. Foucrault told reporters Friday.

Police previously said she might have been hit by a fire truck after she was expelled from the crashed plane.

Ye, 16, was one of three people who died in the July 6 crash of Flight 214 at San Francisco’s airport and its aftermath.