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Venus Williams has settled the wrongful death lawsuit related to a fatal car crash in Florida last year.
, Palm Beach County court records show the case was closed last week. Terms of the agreement weren’t included in the documents.
The tennis star was
involved in a fatal crash that killed 78-year-old Jerome Barson
last June. He died two weeks later.
Barson’s wife, who was driving, suffered a broken arm. Williams was uninjured.
Police initially said Williams, driving a 2010 Toyota Sequoia SUV, ran a red light and caused the crash. after Palm Beach Gardens police released an 18-page investigation detailing the accident, authorities later
cleared her of wrongdoing and said no one was to blame
The tennis champ broke down when asked about the crash
during a press conference at last year’s Wimbledon championships
Williams has not commented about the settlement.