A Wisconsin appeals court says the estate of a police officer killed in a car crash six years ago cannot collect on his insurance policy.
The ruling overturns a judge’s decision awarding Robert Etter’s estate nearly $500,000 from State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
The Third District Court of Appeals says a Brown County judge erred in ruling the State Farm liability policy purchased by Etter and his wife provided uninsured motorist coverage.
The 56-year-old Etter and 32-year-old Stephanie Markins were killed in July 2002 at a stop sign in rural Green Bay when Tyson Kreuscher of the Town of Hobart rammed his truck into their squad car.
Kreuscher was convicted of two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and sentenced to life in prison.
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