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Paul Walker crash: Driver's widow sues Porsche, alleges design flaws

Paul Walker crash: Driver's widow sues Porsche, alleges design flaws

The widow of the man behind the wheel of the Porsche Carrera GT that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker last year has sued the car manufacturer, alleging that faults with the design and suspension led to the fatal crash.

The lawsuit filed Monday on behalf of Roger Rodas’ widow, Kristine Rodas, also contradicts a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department's report that found the sports car was traveling at an unsafe speed of more than 90 mph along a road in a Santa Clarita business park.

Both men died within seconds of the crash.

The suit alleges that the $500,000 vehicle was going...

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