Two people die from crash near Olympic rowing venue

Two of the people involved in a crash near the Olympic rowing venue have died, the Beijing Olympic organizing committee said Thursday. A bus from the athletes' village collided with a van Wednesday on the way to the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. Committee spokesman Wang Wei said two of the four passengers in the van died in a hospital. Officials said the other two passengers, one seriously injured, were still in the hospital.