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Re: airbags

Ceres et al

My ex-brother in law...my sisters ex husband (one of 7 or 8! We've all lost count by now) was a Highway Patrolman. He was on duty during a really bad storm and he didn't realize that the bridge was washed out. His car plunged into the swollen river. His partner who didn't have an air bag broke his neck and died instantly. My brother in law's air bag deployed saving him from the crash but he couldn't get himself out of the car when it sank. He subsequently died by drowning pinned by the air bag.

----- Original Message ----- From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] skiing with helmet/faw!

In a message dated 2/16/05 10:05:56 AM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

<< something like $300 each >>

Kitty, my granddaughters air bags on her Ford went off (is that inflated,
ejected?) last year when she was involved in a minor accident. It cost $1500 to
repack. She is very small and was not hurt by the airbags as I have heard but
she said she crawled out coughing due to powder or dust that exploded with
the bags.

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