January 2, 2013
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified three more victims of Sunday morning’s fatal bus crash that killed 9 people and injured 38 others along Interstate 84 east of Pendleton, Oregon. Two of the names will be released in this update. The third name is expected to be released Thursday after allowing additional time to complete next of kin notifications.
The two victims are identified as:
* YONGHO LEE, age 75, (female) from Lynnwood, Washington
* YOUMIN KIM, age 11, (female) from South Korea. She was a visitor staying with a family in British Columbia, Canada
Oregon State Police, working in cooperation with the State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Korean Consulate, will continue to release the names of the remaining victims following positive identification and completion of next of kin notifications.