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Jury Awards $20 Million to the Family of a California Woman Killed in a DUI Crash

A jury has awarded $20 million to the family of a woman killed in a DUI crash by a former elementary school principal in Lancaster.

The family of Jessica Ordaz, 29, filed the wrongful death lawsuit after Mary Noel Kruppe, 40, killed Ordaz in 2018.

On Nov. 15, 2018, Kruppe was driving while intoxicated on 50th Street East near Avenue P in the Palmdale area when she veered into oncoming traffic.

Read the source article at KTLA 5

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