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Kraft Group sued over deaths after tailgating

DEDHAM — An attorney for the Kraft Group, which owns Gillette Stadium and the New England Patriots, argued in court Tuesday that a deadly car crash following a 2008 concert at the stadium is not the company’s fault and that the ­deceased driver and passenger and ­another friend who survived had trespassed and illegally brought alcohol to the tailgating festivities.

“They brought their own supply of alcohol,” said Douglas Fox, attorney for the Kraft Group, during a hearing in Norfolk County Superior Court to determine whether the lawsuit should go to trial. “. . . They had no right to be where they were.”

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