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Sacramento, California Pays a $1.5 Million Settlement to Woman Hit by a City Vehicle in 2018

The city of Sacramento has paid a $1.58 million settlement to a woman whose vehicle was hit by a city employee in 2018.

Former Department of Public Works employee Ocean Van Tran was driving a city vehicle in midtown and ran a red light, the 2019 lawsuit filed in Sacramento County Superior Court alleges.

Chenelle Thomas was stopped at the intersection of 16th and Q streets on Oct. 29, 2018, the lawsuit states. When the light turned green, Thomas proceeded through the intersection, and was struck by Tran, who had run the red light coming the opposite direction.

Read the source article at Yahoo News

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