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’08 crash death lawsuit is settled

Deal averts trial in drunken-driving accident case

DEDHAM — Just minutes before a trial was scheduled to begin, a settlement was reached in a wrongful death suit filed by the parents of a Milton woman killed in a drunken-driving crash after a 2008 concert at Gillette Stadium.

Lawyers for the family of Debra Davis and the Kraft Group, which owns Gillette Stadium and the New England Patriots, agreed to settle the suit Monday after last-minute negotiations at the courthouse, averting a trial that was expected to last two weeks.

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