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Muni settles death claim with widow of Oakland Tribune journo Bill Brand

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Bill Brand, an Oakland Tribune journalist who was fatally struck by a Muni Metro train in 2009. Photo: Nick Lammers, Bay Area News GroupMuni has agreed to pay $900,000 to the widow of former Oakland Tribune reporter Bill Brand, who was struck and killed by a Muni train in 2009. Brand, a nationally-recognized beer critic, was struck and killed near Second and King while heading home to Berkeley after covering a beer-tasting event. The agency agreed to the settlement in closed session yesterday. Chronicle; Examiner
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