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Suffolk to pay crash victim's family

Suffolk County has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a teenage girl who died nearly a decade ago in a car crash that occurred after a police chase. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, the attorneys for Teaisha Scales' family spoke about details of the settlement, while Scales' family spoke about trying to adjust after their loss. (Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman; Photo Credit: Scales family; James Carbone)