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Family To Get $2 Million In Boat Collision Suit

Last updated on Friday, January 28, 2011

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - The company that insured a Bloomington teen charged with leaving the scene of a fatal boating accident, killing two people has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of the victims.

Lawrence Circuit Judge Andrea McCord approved a settlement of claims filed in connection with the crash that killed 51-year-old Susan Collier and her 8-year-old grandson, Gage Pruett.

In return, the family has agreed not to seek civil legal action against 19-year-old Winston Wood, the man was operating the ski boat at the time of the collision.

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