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BOZEMAN — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a Montana whitewater rafting company has been settled out of court.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that the suit was settled mid-trial on Wednesday for an undisclosed amount.

In 2015, Brian Niedermeyer died on a whitewater rafting trip on the Gallatin River, prompting his wife, Angela Niedermeyer, to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guiding company, Geyser Whitewater Expeditions.

Brian Niedermeyer was a passenger on a raft operated by Geyser that flipped over on the river.

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The suit alleged that the company's "careless and negligent operation of the rafting trip" was the cause of his death. The company denied it was careless and negligent.

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