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VANESSA W. VIVERETTE, et al. v. PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND, et al.

Torts — Motor torts — Operator of emergency vehicle

After being pulled over for driving after dark without his vehicle’s lights on, Larry Donnell Hinson fled the scene of the traffic stop at a high rate of speed, and he was being pursued by three Prince George’s County Police officers when his vehicle crashed into a vehicle being operated by Charles L. Viverette, who sustained fatal injuries.

Mr. Viverette’s widow, Vanessa White Viverette, appellant, as surviving spouse and personal representative of her deceased husband’s estate, brought a survival action and wrongful death action (to the use of herself and Mr. Viverette’s adult children) against Prince George’s County and Corporal Keith Martinez, appellees, and others who are no longer parties to this case.

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