Weather Forecast

Retired Wisconsin State Trooper Keith Young and his wife Michelle look at paper work at their home in Elk Mound March 22. (Photo by Andy Clayton-King, Reuters)

GM recall: Trooper says 2006 St. Croix accident prompted him to send report to safety agency

Email News Alerts

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Retired Wisconsin state trooper Keith Young and his wife were sitting at the kitchen table last month when a story on the evening news jarred them: General Motors Co was recalling 1.6 million vehicles for faulty ignition switches.


Young said the couple turned to each other immediately. "That's just like that crash over in St. Croix County in 2006," they said.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In