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State Suspends Point Pleasant Tiki Bar License After Fatal DWI Crash in Old Bridge

Point Pleasant New Jersey

After a fatal DWI crash in Old Bridge, the well-known Martell's Tiki Bar's license was suspended and was fined $500,000 after serving alcohol to an intoxicated customer who was later involved in a crash that killed her and injured another person. 

The 30 day suspension won't take place until after beach season is over, according signed consent order.

All Martell's staff serving alcohol has been ordered to take a safe-practices training within 90 days, according to the order.

On August 16, 2013, Ashley Sara Chieco, 26, was killed after driving the wrong way on Route 18 in a car that police say did not belong to her.

Chieco died at the hospital while her friend was hospitalized with broken bones.

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