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A Texas jury found the GM ignition switch safety defect played no role in a fatal 2011 crash. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) – General Motors Co. extended its ignition-switch trial win streak as a Texas jury found the safety defect played no role in a fatal 2011 crash.

The verdict, in state court in Houston, is the company’s third trial win following two in federal court in New York. Hundreds of ignition switch claims remain, spurred by the company’s recall of millions of vehicles for a flaw ultimately linked to hundreds of deaths and injuries.

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