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Pennsylvania Man Dies in Tire Blowout Accident

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Brandon Deeck, a 24-year-old man from Pennsylvania, died after his pickup truck suffered a tire blowout on the highway. State police determined that the cause of the accident was tire failure. Deeck was hauling a trailer with a boat on it when the accident occurred. His pickup ran off the roadway and onto the… Read More »

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Teen Dies in Tire Blowout Accident

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Seventeen-year-old Maryan C. Smith was ejected from her vehicle after a tire blew out. Smith was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The 17-year-old ran off the roadway after the blowout. Her vehicle overturned, ejecting Smith. She was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the cause of the tire… Read More »

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Will the NHTSA Take Action Against Goodyear?

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Goodyear is now under investigation after several years of complaints filed against the company over its G159 tire. Goodyear maintains that the tire is safe to use on motorhomes, but its failure rate seems to indicate otherwise. The tires were first manufactured for urban delivery vehicles that operate in stop-and-go traffic. It was then… Read More »

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Subaru Faces Defective Fuel Pump Class-Action

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Subaru is facing two class-action lawsuits at the moment. The first is related to windshields that seem to mysteriously crack on their own. The second is related to defective fuel pumps. The class-action lawsuit will seek damages for Subaru drivers who own one of the models with a defective fuel pump. Subaru has since… Read More »

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Man Dies in Fiery Crash on I-84

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One man died in a serious accident that resulted from a tire blowout. The victim, 72-year-old David Harp of Orange County, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash took place outside the town of Montgomery. Harp was driving a Mack truck at the time. The truck experienced a tire blowout causing the vehicle… Read More »

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Dump Truck Tire Blowout Leads to Dangerous Accident

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A trucker’s dashcam caught the scene. A dump truck suffered a tire blowout that caused the vehicle to catapult itself into oncoming traffic where it turned over. The video showed the dump truck careening over the median and into oncoming traffic. The accident, which occurred in Ontario on the QEW, underscores the need for… Read More »

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Truck Driver Killed in Fatal Blowout Accident

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An Orange County truck driver lost his life when a tire on his Mack truck blew out causing him to lose control of the vehicle. The accident occurred on the I-84. The Mack truck, which was a brand new 2020 model, was driven by 72-year-old David Harp. Harp was the only person killed in… Read More »

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Arkansas Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling Against Hankook Tire

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The issue in this lawsuit was quality control. In 2016, Hankook Tire lost a verdict to a plaintiff who was severely injured after a tire blowout caused him to be ejected through the windshield of a dump truck. Hankook appealed the decision, but the verdict was upheld with prejudice, meaning they will not be… Read More »

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Woman, 39, Killed in Tire Blowout Accident

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A 39-year-old Mississippi woman lost her life after her vehicle left the road and struck a number of trees. Highway Patrol said that the culprit was a blown tire. According to the report, the woman was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident. Does that mean that her family wouldn’t be… Read More »

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One Left Dead in Tire Blowout Accident

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A tire blowout accident has left one man dead. The vehicles involved were one sedan and a pickup truck. The pickup truck merged into the left-hand lane when the sedan suffered a tire blowout. The sedan, which was positioned in the right-hand lane, hit the pickup truck causing the vehicle to roll over. The… Read More »

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