Mom of GM Crash Victim: ‘My Heart is So Broken’

Mom of GM Crash Victim: ‘My Heart is So Broken’

[USA Today]

In the last two months, General Motors has recalled more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide after linking defective ignition switches in similar cars to air bag failures — and to 13 deaths and 31 crashes. And there are indications GM approved the switches in 2002 even though it knew they did not meet specifications.

Family members who lost loved ones in those crashes, including Christian, turned a spotlight Tuesday on the human side of GM’s deadly mistake. They held a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in advance of a House subcommittee hearing on what high-ranking GM officials knew and when they knew it.

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