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Woman who died in Megabus crash was India native

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Posted: Aug 03, 2012 10:19 AM
Woman who died in Megabus crash was India native
LITCHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A 25-year-old passenger who died in the crash of a double-decker bus in Illinois was a native of India and a graduate student at the University of Missouri.Aditi R. Avhad was headed to Columbia, Mo., Thursday when the bus slammed into a highway overpass support pillar near Litchfield, about 55 miles northeast of St. Louis.The school said Friday that Avhad was a graduate student in health administration from Mumbai.Illinois State Trooper Brad Lemarr says he doesn't know where Avhad was seated on the bus, which was traveling between Chicago and Kansas City.Thirty-eight people were sent to hospitals with injuries. Officials say some patients were still hospitalized Friday but that no one had life-threatening injuries.