Family awarded $1.2 million for death in storm at Kennywood

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An Allegheny County Common Pleas jury yesterday awarded $1.2 million to a Monroeville couple whose daughter was killed five years ago when a roof broke loose at Kennywood Park. Theirs was the last of several lawsuits against Kennywood by patrons injured by flying debris in a May 31, 2002, storm. The other injured park-goers settled out of court. Stephanie Wilkerson, 29, was the only fatality and her parents' suit was only one to go to trial.

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