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Family of Man Killed by Garbage Truck Awarded Nearly $14.5M

A jury has awarded more than $14 million in damages to the family of a 49-year-old southwest Michigan man killed in an accident involving a garbage truck.

The Kalamazoo County Circuit Court jury decided Friday that Republic Services, City Star Services Inc. and William Ormerod III will pay nearly $14.5 million to the estate of Lary Blahnik.

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