PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $7 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit against two defunct Philadelphia nightclubs stemming from the January 2012 beating death of a Temple University graduate in the historic Old City section of the city.

Authorities said 23-year-old Kevin Kless was trying to hail a taxi and yelled at a cab that declined to stop. Police said three men in another car thought the words were directed at them and piled out of the vehicle and attacked him.

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One man pleaded guilty to third-degree murder the other two to involuntary manslaughter.

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The settlement was announced Wednesday in the suit alleging that Lucy’s Hat Shop and G Lounge had served the three men to the point of “visible intoxication,” and two of them were underage.

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