WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) The chaperone of a cheerleader who fell to her death from a hotel balcony in Hawaii while drunk has been ordered to pay nearly $700,000.
Arbitrator Gerald Sekiya says in his decision May 23 that Susanne Sadler must pay the family and estate of 18-year-old Lauren Crossan.
The cheerleader from New Jersey died in 2004 while she was in Hawaii to perform for the Hula Bowl. She had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state's legal limit for driving.
An attorney for Sadler declined to comment.