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Firefighter not charged in death after Asiana crash

1:59 PM, Oct 18, 2013   |    comments
The July 6 crash killed three passengers, including Chinese classmates Ye Meng Yuan, left, and Wang Linjia, right. Yuan died from injuries when she was hit by an emergency vehicle following the crash. (Photo: AP)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A prosecutor says a San Francisco firefighter will not be charged after running over and killing a survivor of the Asiana Airlines crash in July.

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced his decision in an email sent Friday.

Authorities have said 16-year-old Chinese student Ye Mengyuan survived the July 6 crash only to be run over by a fire truck while she was covered in firefighting foam.

Two of her classmates died in the crash, which left dozens of other people injured.

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