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Family Gets $1.5M for Police Crash Death

Tyler Kirchoff4 years ago

A $1.5 million settlement was recently reached in the case of an Indiana man who died in 2010 after being struck from behind by a speeding police cruiser.

Details of the Wrongful Death Case

  • According to reports, the man was sitting on his motorcycle at a stop light when he was struck from behind by a police cruiser.
  • The police officer was traveling in excess of 73 miles an hour and was reading his report computer when he hit the motorcyclist.
  • The 30-year-old motorcyclist died in the crash; two other people were injured.
  • The family of the deceased filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Indianapolis, claiming the actions of the officer caused their son’s death.
  • On June 1, 2012, the city settled with the victim’s family for $1.5 million.

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