Report: MDPS to pay $500k in Kersh case

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The Mississippi Department of Public Safety pays $500,000 to the family of a Mississippi State University track star who was killed in a crash involving a state trooper.

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 4:24 PM
Updated: Jun 14, 2018 4:30 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Public Safety pays $500,000 to the family of a Mississippi State University track star who was killed in a crash involving a state trooper. 

Kaelin Kersh was killed in the accident in May 2017.  

The Starkville Daily News reports Judge Lee Coleman ordered the department to pay her family in a lawsuit filed by them. 

Kersh's death was shortly after she graduated from the university. 

She was 22. 

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