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Taylor Meyer’s Family Settles Party Death Lawsuit

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PLAINVILLE (AP) – The family of a 17-year-old high school senior from Plainville who drowned in 2008 after wandering away from an outdoor underage drinking party has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with two people who allegedly supplied the alcohol.

A lawyer for Taylor Meyer’s estate tells The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro that the family has reached an agreement with Paige and Brian Zuzick, a brother and sister who were among seven defendants in the January 2010 lawsuit.

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The lawyer said he could not disclose financial terms of the settlement, but said the family was driven to settle by the “enormous remorse” shown by the Zuzicks.

Meyer, a King Philip Regional student, drowned in a swamp near the abandoned Norfolk Airport.

A lawyer for the Zuzicks did not return a message.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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