Family of man killed in 2010 tailgating fight at Williams-Brice sues 6

  • Posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014 2:10 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The family of a man killed in a fight outside of Williams-Brice Stadium after a South Carolina football game is suing the people who invited the man convicted in the killing to a tailgating party and the owners of the place where the party took place.

The State newspaper reports the lawsuit filed by Martin Gasque's family names six defendants. Gasque was run over by a truck after fighting a fan in October 2010 after South Carolina beat Alabama.

The lawyer who filed the suit, Doug Jennings, wants a jury to hold the people who threw the party responsible for what happened just like a bar that serves too many drinks to someone involved in a drunken driving crash.

The defendants say Gasque is responsible for his own drinking.

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Information from: The State, http://www.thestate.com

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