Thirteen suits brought against the U.S. government by members of a British army rugby team or their families settled this week for $4 million, says Columbus, Ga., attorney J. Sherrod Taylor.

The suits stemmed from a 1993 accident in which one British soldier was killed and 16 others injured when a van driven by a U.S. Army soldier rolled over on I-85 on the way back to Columbus’ Fort Benning after a night of partying in Buckhead, according to pleadings in the civil case.

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