Coroner: Asiana Crash Victim Killed by Rescue Vehicle

Excessive fire-retardant foam may have obstructed view of Chinese national awaiting treatment after crash.
2:26 | 07/19/13

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Transcript for Coroner: Asiana Crash Victim Killed by Rescue Vehicle
Good afternoon. My name is Robert -- -- by other corners every vote counting. With me today's -- -- fire -- joined his wife and her command stuff. Before I start today. On behalf of the members of the -- -- county coroner's office in the community. Our heartfelt sympathies -- all victims of the -- and a flight to fourteen. And my commitment to continue to support. Every aspect of this investigation -- support as well as the families. Today. The cause of death. Visual flight passenger. Me -- law and -- listed as. Multiple. Blunt injuries that are consistent. With -- -- run over by motor vehicle. Those injuries. She received. She was alive at the time. Lights turned over to the fire chief. Thank you Robert good morning everyone JoAnne Hayes white San Francisco fire chief. On behalf of the men and women at San Francisco fire department. We like to express sorrow for the deceased and their families and continue to keep them in our thoughts and prayers. I particularly want to express our condolences. And apologies to the Stanley -- -- -- line. In light of the -- findings this tragic accident. We've reached out to the family through the consulate. China. Consul general's office. Obviously this is very difficult news for us were heartbroken we're in the business of saving lives. And many lives were saved that day on July 6 related to -- -- fourteen. I continue to be. Very proud of all the men and women of our department many of our members risk their lives to save passengers and -- that day. But obviously with the coroner's findings on -- -- mine you mine it's very very difficult and devastating news for all of us. I want to assure you that every aspect of our response that day is currently under review. We will continue to examine our response that very day. In after improvements that need to be made we'll certainly look at them. And there is an ongoing investigation it continues. From the San Francisco police department related to this accident. And is well we're fully cooperating and working very closely NTSB. On the investigation thank you.

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