Driver in Utah tour bus crash pleads guilty

Posted on May 25, 2011

SALT LAKE CITY — On Tuesday, Yasushi Mikuni, the 26-year-old driver of a tour bus that crashed in Utah and killed three Japanese tourists last year, pleaded guilty to reduced charges, the AP reported.

The tour bus, carrying 14 Japanese tourists, was headed from Las Vegas to national parks in Utah when it rolled over on Interstate 15, about 250 miles south of Salt Lake City. Mikuni, who escaped the accident with minor injuries, was driving for Canyon Transportation Inc. of the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy. For the full story, click here.

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