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Posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 3:41 pm | Updated: 3:08 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

DOLAN SPRINGS - The Arizona Department of Public Safety has released the identities of seven people killed when a tour bus crashed last week near the Hoover Dam.

Two women, ages 44 and 45, and a 15-year-old girl died at the scene of Friday's crash on U.S. 93. A 19-year-old woman later died at University Medical Center in Las Vegas.

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Three men, ages 39, 45, and 56, also died at the scene.

All of the deceased were from China.

The group was returning to Las Vegas from the Grand Canyon when the bus crashed near Dolan Springs.

Seven of the 10 injured remained hospitalized Wednesday, including the driver, 48-year-old Han Dong of Rosemead, Calif. He is in fair condition.

Investigators say they don't believe Dong was impaired, but passengers indicated he might have been distracted before the crash.

The dead were identified as: Meng Qui Sun, 19; Yu Ching Chung, 15; Guo Ying Zhu, 45; Yong Shun Zhu, 39; Zhen Quan Sheng, 56; Xia Zhen Ge, 44; and the tour guide, Wen Ting Chen, 45.

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