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Jury Awards $18 Million to the Family of Bus Crash Victim

autoFollowing the death of 58-year-old Doval Emmanuel Watson, of Chapel Hill, in a bus crash, a jury has awarded $18 million as wrongful death compensation to his estate.

Watson was killed on April 5, 2013 when the charter bus he was travelling in overturned on its way to Hampton University, Virginia,

The wrongful death lawsuit alleged that bus driver, Larry Brocks, was trying to reach for water when he lost control of the wheel. Watson was seriously injured in the accident and later succumbed to his injuries.