2002 Civic Owner Killed by Injuries Related to Takata Airbag Explosion

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Scott McCracken

Honda confirms that a 2002 Civic owner was killed by injuries sustained by an exploding Takata airbag. This is the 14th Takata-related fatality for Honda occupants in the U.S. The 2001-2002 Civic is on “high risk” list for explosions, but this vehicle was never repaired.

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