A go-go bar that served alcohol to a man who later killed two people in an automobile accident in 2000 has failed in an attempt to save its liquor license.
A New Jersey appeals court on Friday upheld the license revocation of Cheerleaders, a bar in Brooklawn. The state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control revoked the bar’s license in 2006.
The court agreed that the bar served alcohol to Humberto Herrera-Salas, who was 23 at the time of the April 15, 2000 crash, even though he was intoxicated.
Herrera-Salas eventually was ejected from the bar and drove off the wrong way on Route 130, causing a crash that killed Gloucester City couple Robert and Patricia Reed.
Herrera-Salas was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
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