January 3, 2013 at 1:14 PM
Bothell woman ID’d among fatalities in Oregon bus crash
A Bothell woman, Chun Ho Bahn, 63, was one of two people identified Thursday as one of the nine people who died in last weekend’s bus crash in Oregon.
According to the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office, she was traveling with her husband, Youn Bahn, 66, who is being treated at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, Ore.
The other victim identified Thursday is Ae Ja Kim, 61, of Gangwon Province, Korea. Her husband, Man Sun Kim, age 71, is being treated at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland.
The medical examiner’s office said Thursday it has identified all nine of the passengers who died in the crash. The identities of seven have been released, and the names of the remaining two will be released once it is clear that relatives have been notified, officials said. There were 38 people injured in the crash.
Those who died in the crash and whose names already have been officially released are :
Dale William Osborn, 57, of Spanaway,
Yong Ho Lee, 75, of Lynnwood,
Youmin Kim, 11, South Korea
Oun Hong Jung, 67, and his wife, Joong Wha Kim, 63, South Korea, who may have been staying with relatives in the Bothell area.
Meanwhile, friends of a Seattle Pacific University student, Richard Sohn, 19, say his death has been reported by news agencies in Korea, but he is not among the victims whose names have been released to date.
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