COLUMBIA, MO (KMOX) – A circuit judge has approved a settlement of a lawsuit against the University of Missouri Board of Curators over a Columbia firefighter’s death.

The amount of the settlement in the death of Fire Lt. Bruce Britt was not disclosed. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Britt’s widow, Leigh Kottwitz, filed the wrongful death lawsuit in March 2014. Bruce Britt died while responding to a call that a roof had collapsed at University Village.

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