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Promising student dies in vehicle crash

Posted by jtsmyth8 on January 28, 2008

She had the world at her feet but death robbed medical student Lee Nian Ning of a brilliant future.The straight As student, former state swimmer and accomplished Girl Guide was on the double-decker express bus from Penang to Kuala Lumpur which crashed near Slim River on Friday.

Nian Ning, 21, a Public Service Department (PSD) scholar at the University of New South Wales in Australia who was on her way to visit friends in Kuala Lumpur, was among three passengers who perished when the driver lost control of the bus and slammed into a divider.

“We learnt that the driver had 13 summonses against him. Why had the company not screened him and realized that he was not competent to drive that bus? (story)

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