Decedent William Kapell, 41, was riding his motorcycle when he was involved in a collision with a farm tractor turning across the road and attempting to enter a field. Kapell was riding his motorcycle while traveling at approximately the 55 mph speed limit on eastbound Bruns Road, in Byron, when the tractor turned in front of his motorcycle, causing an unavoidable collision.

The parties agreed to a $6,225,000 settlement.