Source: Brit and Run Case to Be Settled, Dismissed

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Britney Spears has settled her civil case with the owner of the car she hit in a parking lot last August, according to a source close to the case.

The L.A. City Attorney filed criminal hit and run charges against Britney. Several law enforcement sources now say Spears reached a civil settlement, so the hit and run case against her would probably be dropped shortly.

Sources say Spears has agreed to pay the owner of the parked car approximately $1,000 for damage to the vehicle plus ensuing rental car expenses.

Britney Spears has also been charged with driving without a license. That charge probably will not be dropped as a result of the civil settlement, sources say.

Recent reports claimed Spears was going to blame the celebrity news media for the incident. But it is not clear as to whether that excuse was used.

Spears still could lose the count of driving without a valid California license. A source said that Brit's attorney, Michael Flanagan, plans to present documents proving she now has a valid license, which may reduce the count to a citation.

Good thing Sam Lutfi took her to get that, finally. Here's hoping Britney can put this messy incident behind her and move on to better things: fighting helplessly for custody of her kids and wearing no pants to Starbucks.

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