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NTSB: 10-year-old tire failed in fatal crash

A left rear tire failure on the 2004 Kia, above, is cited in a National Transportation and Safety Board report about the Feb. 15 crash that killed four people on U.S. 90.
(Banner-Tribune Photo)

The original 10-year-old left rear tire of the 2004 Kia experienced tread separation, rapid air loss and has been cited as a factor in the Feb.

Federal investigators study crash that killed 4

Wreck victim DeWayne Escort is remembered on a cross beside U.S. 90.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Federal investigators are looking into several safety issues including occupant protection, tire failure, the road and even what affect a median barrier would have had in the collision of a school

Fatal wreck scene haunts officer

Patterson police officer Kevin Kinslow speaks about arriving at the scene of a wreck that claimed four lives Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Police officer Kevin Kinslow, the first officer on the scene of Saturday’s fatal accident that killed four people, said the images in his head will haunt him for a long time.

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