Island County to pay $16M settlement to mother who lost 2 children in fiery crash

Island County will pay $16 million to a woman who lost her two daughters in a fiery crash on Camano Island in 2016. 

The woman was driving when she hit a patch of ice, losing control of the car and crashing. 

The car caught fire and the woman was pulled from the vehicle by a passerby. She suffered severe injuries. Her two daughters, a 3-year-old and a 5-month-old, were killed.

The woman sued, saying that the county knew the roads were dangerous and did nothing. 

The county agreed to pay her $16 million and half a million dollars to the man who pulled her from the car.

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