Fraternity says it stands by Yale chapter sued in 2011 tailgate death

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The national leadership of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity says it is providing legal assistance to its chapter at Yale University, which is being sued by the estate of a Salem, Mass., woman killed in 2011 when a rental truck driven by a fraternity member plowed into tailgaters at a Harvard-Yale football game.

The estate of Nancy Barry is suing the chapter at the prestigious Connecticut university, along with 86 current and former fraternity members.

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