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The Family of a Jogger Who Was Fatally Struck by a Car Settles for $2.2 Million

Kitsap County has settled a lawsuit for $2.2 million over the death of a jogger who was struck and killed in the crosswalk of a Silverdale intersection in 2017.

The family of Central Kitsap School District teacher Amy Higgins, 50, and a friend with whom she regularly took morning runs and witnessed the crash, Debra Campbell, sued the county in Pierce County Superior Court in 2019, the Kitsap Sun reported.

The suit claimed the crosswalk was inadequately designed to keep pedestrians safe, especially in low light.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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