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Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 30 as medical examiner confirms identities

  • Bellevue, Wash., Fire Dept. Lt. Richard Burke, left, reaches across to shake hands with Benton County assistant fire chief Jack Coats as the two overlook the scene of a deadly mudslide Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Officials have so far confirmed the deaths of 29 people, although only 22 have been officially identified in information released Wednesday morning by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Bellevue, Wash., Fire Dept. Lt. Richard Burke, left, reaches across to shake hands with Benton County assistant fire chief Jack Coats as the two overlook the scene of a deadly mudslide Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Officials have so far confirmed the deaths of 29 people, although only 22 have been officially identified in information released Wednesday morning by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Emergency personnel stage on Highway 530 as work to clear debris from the roadway left behind from a deadly mudslide continues behind, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Officials have so far confirmed the deaths of 29 people, although only 22 have been officially identified in information released Wednesday morning by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Emergency personnel stage on Highway 530 as work to clear debris from the roadway left behind from a deadly mudslide continues behind, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Officials have so far confirmed the deaths of 29 people, although only 22 have been officially identified in information released Wednesday morning by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)  (The Associated Press)

The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide rose to 30 on Thursday with the release of another victim's name.

The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 67-year-old Gloria Halstead of Arlington died of multiple blunt force injuries in the accident. She had been on the list of missing, which now drops to 17.

Recovery crews are still searching for bodies in the March 22 landslide that crushed the community of Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.