Casino Tour Bus Crash Victim Identified

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    More information about Thursday’s fatal casino bus tour crash is coming in. We now know more about the 21 people who were injured, as well as the woman who died in the crash near Fallbrook.

    The San Diego County Medical Examiner identified the woman who died as 64-year old Tayde Murguia. One person who was injured is a relative of the woman who died in the crash.

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    NBC 7's Elena Gomez joins us live from Palomar Medical Center where the last remaining victims are being treated. (Published Friday, Dec 20, 2013)

    Thirteen people were brought to Palomar Medical Center, but only three remain as of Friday afternoon. The two other people still at the hospital are related to each other but not Murguia.

    Hospital officials say this was a serious accident with injuries ranging from broken bones to internal injuries. They also said they believe three people who are hospitalized will probably be released sometime this evening.

    The bus crashed on the southbound I-15 near State Road 76. It overturned on the highway, snarling traffic well into Thursday evening.

    Of the 21 people injured, six people were seriously hurt, 14 suffered minor injuries, and one person refused treatment. The injured passengers were taken to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside and Fallbrook Hospital, according to CHP.

    "My neck and head hurt, but nothing is broken," said passenger Elda Rodriguez as she waited in the emergency room at Palomar.

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