Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Third Passenger Dies Following East Ontario Bus Crash

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Third Passenger Dies Following East Ontario Bus Crash

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Third passenger dies following east Ontario bus crash

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PRESCOTT, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police say a third passenger injured in a bus crash in eastern Ontario on Monday has died.

The passenger was identified late Thursday as 60-year-old Chinese woman Weiping Lu.

Police also said two other people who were injured in the crash remain in hospital with life-threatening injuries, but their conditions have improved and they are now in stable condition.

The two other Chinese tourists who died from injuries suffered in the crash had earlier been identified as 57-year-old woman Xueying Ye of Shanghai, and a male passenger, Changlin Xu of Jiansu, China.

A tour bus carrying 37 people, including the driver, a guide and 35 Chinese tourists had crashed into a rock formation by the side of Highway 401 near Prescott, Ont.

OPP Const. Suzanne Runciman said earlier Thursday that the cause of the crash is still unknown and that an investigation is still ongoing. …

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