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Alabama judge drops suit against college

MOBILE, Ala. — A judge on Friday dismissed a family’s lawsuit against the University of South Alabama over a campus police officer’s fatal shooting of a naked student.

State law exempts the school from the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of freshman Gil Collar, 18, of Wetumpka, Mobile County Circuit Judge Robert H. Smith said in his one-sentence order.

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