University to Pay $14 Million After a Wrestler’s Heat Stroke Death

Grant Brace, 20, died after he begged for water during a practice at the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky, according to a lawsuit brought by his family.

A Kentucky university has agreed to pay $14 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a student wrestler who died of heat stroke after a practice in August 2020.

Grant Brace, 20, a wrestler at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky., about 100 miles south of Lexington, died a few hours after he begged for water during practice, according to a lawsuit filed by his family.

A lawyer for Mr. Brace’s parents, Kyle and Jacqueline Brace, and his sister,

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