Ameren Settles with Family Hurt by Ruptured Reservoir

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Tuesday, February 21 2006 Feb 21, 2006 Tuesday, February 21, 2006 6:40:07 PM CST February 21, 2006 in News
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The utility company announced today it has reached a settlement with Jerry and Lisa Toops, although it did not disclose terms. A company spokeswoman wasn't immediately available for comment today. The Toops and their three children were at home in the early morning hours of December 14th when the reservoir collapse sent a torrent of more than one  billion gallons of water rushing down the side of Proffit Mountain. The deluge washed away the Toops' house, injuring them and their three children.

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