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Berry settles out of court

May 08, 2001 | 1:57pm EDT

Halle Berry has reached an out-of-court settlement with a woman who sued the actress following a February 2000 car accident, according to The Associated Press. At that time, Berry was ordered to pay fines of more than $13,000 and forced to serve 200 hours of community service. Hetal Raythatha sued Berry for negligence in the accident, which left Raythatha with a broken wrist and Berry with a gash on her forehead. The lawsuit alleged that Berry was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Details of the settlement have not been released.

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