ABC will broadcast tire aging report tonight (May 9)

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ABC plans to broadcast an investigation into tire aging tonight (May 9) on "20/20."

The report, which is scheduled to air at 10 p.m. EST, centers around the death of a Lehigh University student who attorneys claim was killed when a nine-year-old Firestone tire separated during a trip. The tire was four years old at the time it was purchased.

Sean Kane, president of Safety Research & Strategies Inc., will be one of the people interviewed.

To see a preview of the "20/20" report, visit and click on "Aging Tires That Look New."

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