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Frederick County Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Baltimore Sun reports that Frederick County reached a $300,000 settlement in the death of a fireman who died of heatstroke in 2002 while training for a full-time position with Frederick County. His family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the county after the 23-year-old died, contending that Frederick County was responsible for the death because identifying the man heatstroke symptoms.