Hawaii County to pay $15.1M to settle police-involved crash

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  • Jody Buddemeyer appears in 3rd Circuit Court with his attorney Brian De Lima during his criminal case. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today, file)

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County has agreed to pay a $15.1 million settlement to the family of a Michigan man hit and killed by a police patrol car, officials said.