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Settlement reached in Coleman lawsuit



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UTAH COUNTY -- A settlement has been reached between actor Gary Coleman and a man who says Coleman and his wife tried to run him over.

Colt Rushton and his attorney in Sept. 2008.
Colt Rushton and his attorney in Sept. 2008.

Colt Rushton filed a lawsuit in September 2008. He claims Coleman's wife, Shannon Price, grabbed his cell phone after he tried taking Coleman's picture outside a Payson bowling alley on Sept. 6, 2008.

Rushton says Coleman then became aggressive in the parking lot and tried to run him over with a truck.

The Deseret News reports the suit was dismissed Tuesday after the three reached a settlement agreement. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.

Coleman pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and reckless driving in connection to the incident.

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