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Trial over Cory Lidle death starts

Updated: April 27, 2011, 5:39 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A lawyer for the manufacturer of the small plane that New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and a flight instructor were piloting when they crashed into a Manhattan apartment building in 2006 told a jury Wednesday that the victims, not the company, were to blame for their deaths.

The jury heard opening statements in a lawsuit brought by Lidle's wife and the family of Lidle's instructor, Tyler Stanger, that blames Cirrus Design Corp. for the crash. Lidle, who was 34, died just ...

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