if I'd had a rear tire split at 50mph for no apparent reason, I'd be extremely hesitant to purchase the same brand again.
In that case, you would not be able to buy ANY tires!
Probably, the issue was age. 2004 - 2019 = 15 year old rubber!
Proves that you can't visually determine tire 'health'.
Just as a point of reference:
This is a picture of a 30-series 2 year old tire. (Michelin, in case you have difficulty reading the sidewall, LOL)
It suddenly lost air on a highway (suspected road debris), and before the owner could navigate past the traffic to an off-ramp, THIS happened.
Point is, that low PSI (and increased flexing) can make rubber fail/give up catastrophically and rapidly, especially after years of age (and, untold heat cycles).
Hey, we change our timing belts on a TIME basis to prevent these failures. Tires can fail the same way.