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Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 1:17 PM HST

Kayak tour NY teen wrongful death lawsuit settled

By 67AM KPUA News

HONOLULU (AP) Plaintiffs and defendants have settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a New York teenager swept out to sea during a Hawaii hiking and kayaking tour.

Tyler Madoff's father, Michael Madoff, said he hopes tours will be run more carefully in the future.

The family sued in federal court in Honolulu claiming tour guides were negligent for leading teenagers to a dangerous area. They were hiking near the Big Island's Captain Cook monument when they stopped to rest at a tide pool and large waves washed Tyler away.

They had kayaked to the remote location. The boy's body wasn't recovered.

Terms of the settlement reached Monday are sealed.

Attorneys for the Bold Earth Teen Adventures and Hawaii Pack and Paddle didn't immediately return calls seeking comment.



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