Child becomes 3rd casualty of Asiana crash

Associated Press
Asiana flight 214 is dismantled and hauled to a hangar at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, July 12, 2013. Two people were killed and over 180 injured when the Boeing 777 crashed July 6 as it struck the seawall on the approach to runway 28L, knocking off the plane's tail. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Jane Tyska)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hospital officials say a girl on the Asiana Airlines flight has died from her injuries, becoming the third casualty of the crash in San Francisco.

Dr. Margaret Knudson, San Francisco General Hospital's chief of surgery, said the child died Friday of her injuries.

The girl had been in critical condition since arriving at the hospital Saturday after the plane crashed, killing two others and leaving others in critical condition.

Officials did not identify the girl at the request of her parents. Her age also was withheld.

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