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Samuel DuBose's family, University of Cincinnati reach $5.3M deal in traffic stop death

Samuel DuBose's family, University of Cincinnati reach $5.3M deal in traffic stop death

The family of a man shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police officer who pulled him over for not having a front license plate has reached a $5.3 million settlement with the school, the family and university announced Monday.

The deal gives the family of Samuel DuBose $4.85 million and promises free undergraduate tuition for his 12 children. It also provides for a memorial commemorating DuBose and an apology from the university.

"This did not need to happen, and we need to make sure this doesn't happen to another family," said Terina Allen, DuBose's sister, who spoke on behalf of the family. "And if we have that memorial, maybe that makes people...

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