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The State

The missing victim in the May 30 crash of a Starline Sightseeing Tours bus that claimed 20 lives and injured 21 others was identified by the Mono County coroner as Meryle Martin, age and address unknown. Most of the victims were from Santa Monica. Investigators believe that the woman’s body was swept away after the bus skidded and plunged into the icy Walker River. She is presumed dead. Her identity was established through use of passenger lists and luggage aboard the bus, the coroner’s office reported.


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