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Another Death Linked to Defective Car Airbags

A 17-year-old girl in the United States has become the 11th person worldwide to die because of a defective automobile airbag. Authorities in Texas say the teenager was driving a 2002 Honda Civic in late March when she rear-ended another car, activating the airbag packed in the steering wheel. Pieces of metal pierced the young woman's neck and severed an artery. A sheriff's deputy said the crash should not have led to any serious injuries. Defective airbags, manufactured by...

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