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Hearing date set for lawsuit filed after fatal chase

Emergency crews on the scene of the crash on Redstone Arsenal. Emergency crews on the scene of the crash on Redstone Arsenal.
Valorie Cox is serving her sentence at Tutwiler Prison. Valorie Cox is serving her sentence at Tutwiler Prison.
Valorie Cox ran through the Redstone Arsenal gates during a police chase. Valorie Cox ran through the Redstone Arsenal gates during a police chase.
Darren Spurlock's widow Kelly filed a civil lawsuit following her husband's death. Darren Spurlock's widow Kelly filed a civil lawsuit following her husband's death.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Madison County judge set a January 11th hearing date for the parties involved in a civil lawsuit filed after a fatal chase in Huntsville.

Darren Spurlock died in a crash on Redstone Arsenal in May 2008. His vehicle was hit by a car driven by Valerie Cox.

Cox was fleeing from police officers and ran through the gates of Redstone Arsenal.

Officers tried to stop Cox after witnessing a drug deal.

Cox pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder. She is currently in Tutwiler Prison.

Spurlock's widow, Kelly, filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Huntsville and the agencies involved in the chase.

Several defendants filed a motion for a summary judgement, asking the court to rule on this case.

A hearing is scheduled at the Madison County Courthouse on January 11th.

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