Deadly Westport KCFD Crash: One Year Later

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An independent arbitrator in October said the pumper truck driver was negligent and "directly caused" the deadly Westport crash, recommending more than $30 million be awarded to the victims' families and a surviving victim. A judge signed off on the award.

KCMO City Council members approved a resolution in November, attempting to resolve the civil lawsuits for $1.84 million.

The legal saga took a new twist the next day as Biscari and the fire union teamed up with the families of the three victims, seeking more than $32 million from the city in a lawsuit.

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Westport crash a year later: Developments in KCFD wreck that killed 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been one year since a Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department pumper ran a red light and crashed into an SUV in Westport, killing three people . The crash was so powerful the vehicles rammed into the former Riot Room near Westport Road and Broadway Boulevard, partially collapsing the building.