Remaining family of a Quinte area couple killed in a crash in South Carolina in 2015, have received financial compensation.
In March 2015, 34-year-old Jeremiah Cross, his wife, 32-year-old Crystal, and their 7-month-old son Graysen, were on their way back to Trenton, following a trip to Disney World in Florida.
They were driving on I 95 near Florence, South Carolina, when their 2008 SUV was demolished by a tractor trailer, killing the family.
There were allegations the driver of the big rig was drinking, and following the crash, tried to remove evidence of alcohol use.
The driver also refused alcohol testing.
Five vehicles were involved in the crash, including three 18-wheelers.
According to a release from Joye Law Firm, the remaining family have been awarded $17 million following a jury trial.
Jeremiah Cross was a Trenton native, Crystal was from Brighton.
He was a Canadian Armed Forces member stationed in Petawawa, while she was a civilian employee at CFB Trenton.