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Passenger Pronounced Dead When Plane Lands In Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY — Airport officials say a passenger was pronounced dead shortly after a plane from Denver landed in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said Tuesday the passenger suffered a medical issue on the plane that arrived Sunday evening.

She says the person was assisted by paramedics and fellow passengers before being moved to a jetway and pronounced dead.

She corrected an earlier account from airline officials that the passenger collapsed on the jetway.

Army Reserve medic and passenger Jared Noall told KSL ( ) he had heard loud snoring that later stopped but didn't realize something was wrong with the man until the plane landed. http://bit.ly/Xyzedm

Gann declined to release the passenger's identity. KSL says he appeared to be in his 30s.

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