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Homedale Man May Have Died Due To GM Defect

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By Paul Johnson

Homedale, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The family of a young man from Homedale who died in a head-on crash last year is speaking out.
Amador Cortinas was driving a 2005 Chevy cobalt at the time a vehicle connected to an ignition switch defect.

When investigators couldn't figure out what caused the crash last October, it was assumed he fell asleep at the wheel.
Since news of faulty ignition switches in GM vehicles began to surface.
His family now believes that was the cause of the crash that led to his death.
His sister Monica Coronado was recently in Washington DC where she and other families met with the CEO of GM in a closed door meeting.
While she was hoping for answers, and an apology, she says she left feeling more frustrated about the situation.


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