No. 88-1400.

857 F.2d 1208 (1988)

In the Matter of the ESTATE OF Richard GLEASON, Deceased, by George GLEASON, as Special Administrator and as Father of the Deceased, and Winifred Gleason, as Mother of the Deceased, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America on behalf of its Agency DEPARTMENT OF the ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, First Doe, Second Doe, Third Doe, Fourth Doe and Fifth Doe, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided September 27, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward O. Moody, Little Rock, Ark., for appellant.

Patrick Harris, Little Rock, Ark., for appellees.

Before McMILLIAN, JOHN R. GIBSON and MAGILL, Circuit Judges.


George and Winifred Gleason brought this action under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1346(b), 2671-2680 (1982), for the wrongful death of their son, Richard Gleason, who was killed while riding his bicycle over a bridge, the design for which had been approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district court granted the government's motion for summary judgment on the ground that the discretionary function exception contained...

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