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Judge decides dispersal of insurance money for OSU homecoming victims

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Aug 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-19 19:31:48-04

STILLWATER, Okla. (KOCO-5) - An agreement was reached Friday among attorneys on how much money the victims of the OSU homecoming parade crash would receive from Adacia Chambers’ insurance company.

Four people were killed and dozens more were injured when Chambers crashed her car into a crowd at the OSU homecoming parade in 2015.

Some of the victims have since filed a lawsuit against Chambers’ insurance company, seeking reimbursement for medical bills from the crash.

Chambers didn’t have enough insurance coverage, so a judge had to decide who receives what.

A hearing wrapped up on Friday and an agreement was reached. The $100,000 will be divided among more than 50 victims. They divided it into four different categories based on the severity of the victims’ injuries. The highest anyone can get is $14,000.

Some attorneys recognized this isn't nearly enough for some injuries. But the judge said, "This is as fair as it can be resolved."

Chambers is serving four concurrent life sentences for the crash.

(KOCO 5’s Crystal Price was the only reporter in court.)

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