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Brandy settles wrongful death suit in crash

Singer Brandy Norwood has reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the children of the woman killed in that car crash way back in December 2006, E! News reports. That's one down, three to go.

Tbd-brandynorwood060409 Mrwan and Kareem Mohamed were 15 and 11 years old when they were riding in a Toyota Corolla being driven by their mother, Awatef Aboudihaj, who was killed when Brandy smashed into them in her Land Rover. The boys will each receive $300,000. The signer has had no comment about the settlement.

Brandy now faces a suit from the victim's husband and father of the boys, Marouane Hdidou, who refused a $1.2 million settlement; a $50 million suit from the victims parents; and a suit from a man named Donald Lite, who says he suffered "serious and permanent injuries."

The 30-year-old singer, meanwhile, is suing a woman named Mallory Ham, whom Brandy says was negligent in causing the pileup in the first place. A recommended charge of misdemeanor manslaughter against Norwood was already dropped due to lack of evidence.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39am]


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