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Victim In DWI Crash Sues White Plains Bar

Erik Refvik reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.21 at the time of a fatal crash in White Plains in November.
Erik Refvik reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.21 at the time of a fatal crash in White Plains in November. Photo Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A White Plains bar is being sued by a Harrison man for reportedly allowing firefighter Erik Refvik to get drunk there prior to a vehicle crash that killed a woman in November, according to LoHud.com.

Edgar Lopez, 49, filed the civil complaint that alleges Brother Jimmy's BBQ either sold or gifted alcoholic beverages to Refvik before the crash that critically injured Lopez and killed his ex-wife, Reyda LaMadrid, LoHud.com reported.

Refvik is facing  aggravated homicide, aggravated manslaughter, vehicular assault, drunk driving, drug possession and several traffic infractions. He reportedly consumed a wide variety of drugs and allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.21 percent at the time of the crash, LoHud.com said.

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