EDINBURG, Texas (June 5)—Ford Motor Co. and Michelin & Cie. have settled a wrongful death case in a Texas state court. Raul Aguirre Pedraza, 49, and his wife Ana Maria Martinez de Aguirre, 45, were killed near Monterrey, Mexico, in January 2000 when a Uniroyal tire on their 1995 Ford Explorer suffered a tread separation, causing the vehicle to roll over. Michelin said the tire was 13 years old and had been repaired improperly. Details of the settlement were not revealed.
Ford, Michelin settle Texas rollover case
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