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Last-minute settlement concludes wronful death suit

SITKA, ALASKA A wrongful death lawsuit against a Sitka EMS volunteer was settled this morning (Mon 9-15-08), moments before going to trial.
The terms of the settlement in the case of the Estate of Molly Ahlgren versus Rich Forst were not disclosed.
A lawsuit brought by a third EMS volunteer who survived the boat accident four years ago which claimed Ahlgren’s life was settled last week on similar terms.
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