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Mother of Delray Beach officer killed in a traffic crash files wrongful death lawsuit

Posted at 11:20 AM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 17:15:50-04

The mother of a Delray Beach officer who was killed while vacationing in the Florida Keys has filed a wrongful death suit.

Officer Christine Braswell was killed last year when the scooter she was driving was hit by a car driven by Lacy Morris made a sudden turn.

Morris has since been charged with DUI manslaughter in a case that is still ongoing.

Barbara Braswell, Christine’s mother, is seeking damages in excess of $15,000 from Morris and Kerby D. Brown. The lawsuit says Morris was operating a Nissan Altima owned by Brown at the time of the crash.

The lawsuit contends that Barbara Braswell has suffered and will continue to suffer the loss of her daughter's support and service and companionship. The suit also states that she has experienced mental pain and suffering in the past and will continue to suffer in the future.

The case was filed last month.