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Honda confirms ruptured air bag killed Houston driver
Honda confirms ruptured air bag killed Houston driver

American Honda has confirmed that a Houston driver's death was caused by a faulty air bag installed in one of its vehicles. The company said Friday that its representatives had inspected the 2002 Honda Accord involved in the fatal Jan. 18 crash and found that it was defective. "Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the family of the driver during this difficult time," the company said in a statement. Honda said the defective air bag, made by a company whose restraint systems are now the source of millions of vehicle safety recalls, ruptured upon impact during the accident. The driver has not been identified. The company also said the vehicle had been...

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