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(Bloomberg) — An air-bag crisis ensnaring the world’s largest automakers is deepening after Honda Motor Co. disclosed the first death tied to the device outside the U.S. and a federal grand jury subpoenaed Takata Corp.

Defective Takata air bags caused the July 27 death in Malaysia of a woman in a 2003 Honda City subcompact, said Akemi Ando, a spokeswoman for the carmaker. The company was notified of the accident one month later and is now recalling more than 170,000 additional vehicles worldwide because of a problem traced back to a Takata plant in Georgia, she said.

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