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Firefighter not charged in death after crash

1:18 PM, Oct 18, 2013   |    comments
A burned Boeing Co. 777, operated by Asiana Airlines Inc., sits on the runway after it crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Saturday, July 6, 2013. The plane, on a flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while making a routine landing at San Francisco International Airport, killing two and burning as passengers escaped down emergency slides. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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SAN FRANCISCO -- 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.

Associated Press

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