Vinh B. Truong


Age: 48

Summary: Vietnamese-American senior IT consultant and data manager at the non-profit health care organization Kaiser Permanente in the South Bay of Los Angeles, California
who was among one of more than 123 American foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 5,300 people and injured over 19,000 others during a series of major aftershocks, which also triggered multiple avalanches on Mount Everest and in Langtang valley with the death toll that continues to rise becoming one of the worst natural disaster to strike the Himalayan country since the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake.

Cause of Death: Killed in an avalanche during the Nepal earthquake

Born: December 2, 1966

Died: April 25, 2015

Mount Everest, Nepal