August 2009
Fatal crash in Santee, Calif., of a 2009 model year Lexus ES350. Investigators find pedal entrapment by a floor mat may have contributed to the crash.


By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated February 09 2012: 5:35 AM ET
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