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Old 30 Apr 2016, 07:07 pm
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Default Re: "Takata airbags to blame for George Ranch High School student's death; 10th in U.S."

Once upon a time on usenet Lynn McGuire wrote:
> "Takata airbags to blame for George Ranch High School student's
> death; 10th in U.S."
> http://www.click2houston.com/news/dr...akata-air-bags
>
> ""There is no doubt that the Takata air bag inside her 2002 Honda
> Civic failed and fired a sharp piece of jagged metal into her throat
> at point-blank range, from less than two feet away," Sheriff Troy
> Nehls said. "Our investigation revealed that the cause of death was
> blunt force trauma to the right neck area, which severed her jugular
> vein and carotid artery.""


The reporter seems rather confused as to the difference between 'blunt force
trauma' and 'sharp force trauma'. When something as simple as this is
reported wrong one should question the credability of the whole 'article'.
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)

> This happened about three miles away from my house. I've never been a
> big fan of airbags since I wear my seat belt and force others in the
> car / truck to do so.
> We got the wife's 2005 Honda Civic airbag replaced last fall due to
> the recall. Sure am glad she did that now.
> Lynn




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