While it’s not entirely clear what ultimately caused the fatal car accident, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star’s SUV rear-ended a Lexus sedan driven by 69-year-old Kimberly Howe. Ms. Howe died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained from the accident, which Bruce described as a “devastating tragedy.” Five others were also injured, although Bruce was unharmed.
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Shortly after the accident, from which Bruce was issued no police charges, Ms. Howe‘s stepchildren filed a wrongful death suit against him. Bruce, who is currently filming a reality show about his transition and gender reassignment, tells the court there is no grounds for this suit and is requesting that a judge to throw it out!
People reports that Bruce’s attorney filed papers in response to the family’s claim, filed by step-children William Howe, 57, and Dana Redmond, 60, arguing “lack of standing” because the adult step-children are “not financially dependent upon the decedent for the necessities of life.”
Bruce’s attorney further attested that the step-children’s “family connection to the victim” does not legally allow them the right to sue for wrongful death.
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