The case of a 36-year-old man who died after he was crushed by pallets of paper bags that had spilled off a truck and over the side of an overpass has ended in an accord for more than $6.5 million.

On Dec. 1, after a six-hour mediation session with retired federal Magistrate Judge Diane M. Welsh of JAMS Inc., the parties reached a settlement 10 days before jury selection was scheduled.

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