Amelia Ortiz Nerio



Age: 73


Summary: retired homemaker who was among one of more than six known fatalities involved in a motor-vehicle accident when a Greyhound bus carrying approximately 39 passengers en route from Chicago to Orlando, Florida had reportedly slammed into oncoming traffic along Nashville's Interstate 24 highway after a male passenger identified as 29-year-old Croatian Muslim immigrant Damir Igric allegedly slashed the bus driver's throat with a box cutter for unknown reasons before he commandeered the steering wheel, causing the bus to crash and also seriously injured at least 21 other passengers onboard, in which FBI officials said the bus attack was an isolated incident not connected to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the time.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a bus accident


Born: May 5, 1928


Died: October 3, 2001


Location: Manchester, Tennessee