Man beaten by Alameda County Sheriff's deputies gets settlement

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The Alameda County Sheriff's Department will pay Stanislav Petrov $5.5 million to settle a lawsuit after video surfaced of deputies beating Petrov in a San Francisco street in November 2015. (KGO-TV)

A settlement has been reached between the Alameda County Sheriff's Department and a man whose beating was caught on surveillance video.

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Lawyers for Stanislav Petrov say their client will receive $5.5 million in the settlement.

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It happened after Petrov led the deputies on a high-speed chase that ended in a San Francisco alley back in November 2015.
Petrov remains in federal custody on unrelated gun and drug charges.

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