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Caltrans to pay $37M for crash that paralyzed worker

The California Department of Transportation will pay $37 million to settle a lawsuit by a construction worker left paralyzed when he was struck by a motorist while on a highway job site.

The Sacramento Bee reports Monday that Caltrans decided to settle with lawyers representing Kyle Anderson — after the department appealed a jury decision two years ago awarding Anderson $57 million.

Anderson was 20 at the time of the 2011 crash along Highway 101 in Eureka. He was working for All Phase Excavating on a Caltrans wiring project when a driver crossed onto the shoulder and hit him.

Read the source article at sacbee.com

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