May 13, 2014 at 6:51 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Park school district has agreed to pay $200,000 to the families of the victims of a deadly landslide at a St. Paul park.
A Hennepin County district judge approved the agreements Monday. The district will pay $80,000 each to the families of 9-year-old Haysem Sani and 10-year-old Mohamed Fofana, who died during a school field trip last May.
The family of Devin Meldahl, now 11, who was seriously injured, will receive $40,000.
In March, the families settled with the city of St. Paul for a record $1 million.
Neither the school district nor the city admitted liability.
Haysem family attorney Paul Godlewski says the Haysems plan to use the settlement to establish an orphanage in their native Ethiopia.
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