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July 2013 Archives

Hair straightening formula found to have cancer-causing agent

Texas fashionistas may be interested to hear that the Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Hair Solution, a product that permanently straightens hair, was found to have high levels of formaldehyde. This chemical, which is often used in building materials and to preserve human remains, is colorless and flammable. More importantly, it is also a cancer causing agent, which makes the solution a potentially dangerous product.

Accident at Texas Six Flags leads to fatality

Six Flags is investigating the death of a woman at their Six Flags Over Texas park. The woman reportedly fell from the ride while it was in motion. Emergency personnel who responded to the accident declared the woman dead at the scene. A spokeswoman for the theme park stated that the ride has been closed since the incident.

Texas highway accident kills one, injures two others

According to New Braunfels police, a 2-vehicle accident killed one person and injured two others. The accident took place on Highway 46 South close to the Guadalupe Valley Cemetery. The police report stated that a Chevy pickup truck with a flatbed trailer in tow, T-boned a 4-door sedan as it attempted to turn onto the highway.

Texas Police charge man for causing fatal accident

Texas Police have charged a man with intoxication manslaughter. The Texas man has had his bail set at $150,000. The fatal car accident took place on the evening of July 6th. The 45-year-old victim was hit from the rear and pushed into the guardrail on the southbound side of Interstate 35E. The man's vehicle then went over the side of the barrier and crashed into the pole of a highway billboard. Officials stated that some lanes of the Bush Turnpike were out of commission for around six hours during the investigation of the car accident.

Ford recalls vehicles due to defective child safety latch

Texas residents should be aware that on June 30, the Ford Motor Co. announced that it will recall over 13,000 vehicles due to faulty door latches due to a defective product. According to the report, opening and closing a door may cause the child safety lock to deactivate.

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