INTERVIEW: Lilydale Landslide Victim's Family Plans to Build School with Settlement

Updated: 05/22/2014 11:25 AM By: Cassie Hart

The St. Louis Park school district has agreed to pay $200,000 to the families of the victims of a deadly landside at a St. Paul park.

A Hennepin County district judge approved the agreements Monday. The district will pay $80,000 each to the families of 9-year-old Haysem Sani and 10-year-old Mohamed Fofana, who died during a school field trip last May.

The Fofana family has decided use a portion of their money to educate underprivileged children.

Imam Mohammed Dukly is speaking for the parents of Mohammed Fofana. He says, they've tried to put the incident behind them even though sometimes it's difficult to get the loss off their minds.