Safety group asks GM for trunk-latch recall following deaths of two Arkansas children
Kansas-based Kids and Cars said Friday that Ford Motor Co. has installed glow-in-the-dark release handles inside trunks since 2000, but GM didn't start until 2002. The group says, "If these two children found themselves trapped inside a 2000 Ford trunk, they would be alive today."
Washington County Coroner Roger Morris says it appears 5-year-old Curtis Markley and 4-year-old Virginia Markley, of Springdale, Ark., died accidentally in the car's trunk Monday.
GM did not immediately return telephone calls seeking comment.
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