Awatef Aboudihaj's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit at Los Angeles Superior Court yesterday after police recommended the singer be charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. Their 38-year-old daughter was killed in a four-car freeway crash in California on Dec. 30.
The California Highway Patrol has ruled Brandy was at fault because she failed to prevent her Land Rover from hitting the car in front when traffic slowed down.
If found guilty of criminal charges, Brandy faces a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
The 27-year-old last week issued a statement through her publicist offering her condolences to Aboudihaj's family.
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