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Hit and Run Victim's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Driver & His Employer

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A wrongful death suit is file against a truck driver involved in a hit and run.

The family of the 8 year old girl killed, Destiny Chambers is suing  the truck driver and his company.. A  wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday, October 2, 2018  by Walter Chambers. Destiny was killed as she crossed Newman road heading for a school bus last month. 
The lawsuit was filed against 49 year old Lance lee of DeKalb, Illinois, and his employer USF Holland.. 
Lee pleaded not guilty on Thursday to one count of leaving the scene of the crash.. The suit alleges he was driving at an excessive speed and that his employer knew he was a reckless driver. According to Missouri casenet lee was charged in another wrongful death case in 1994. That charge  was dismissed after a settlement. 

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