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FIRESTONE TIRE FAILURE- ACCIDENT EVENT/ INTERSTATE 10, MARANA, ARIZONA/ JUNE 24, 2000

 

Subcue: The accident involving a sport Utility Vehicle. Tread separation event. 

The wreckage of a sport utility vehicle involved 
in a two-car accident on June 24, 2000, in Arizona, the 
cause of which is believed to be tread separation of 
Firestone Wilderness AT tires. 
The failure of a Firestone Wilderness AT tire was listed as a 
probable cause that resulted in a rollover that claimed 
the life of Irene Telegadis, 57, of Mammoth Lakes, 
Calif. The accident occurred on Interstate 10 near 
Marana.