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8/9/05

Lubbock Family Reaches Settlement In Wrongful Death Suit

What was expected to take two weeks took less than one day. A wrongful death lawsuit was settled Tuesday before testimony could begin.

That means Deerwood Construction, Trumble Steel Erectors and Trumble Crane and Rigging will pay the Tankersly family $3.1 million.

The family was suing for $13 million in the death of 46-year old Richard Tankersly. He was electrocuted during a construction accident on Brownfield and Indiana in 2003.

9/26/03
Lubbock Construction Worker Electrocuted
A Lubbock man died Friday, the victim of a lethal dose of electricity.

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