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Repeat drunk driver sues friend, restaurants

Updated: Saturday, March 9 2013, 12:11 AM EST
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A repeat drunk driver in New Mexico who killed who teenagers is suing his drinking buddy and two restaurants that served him alcohol.

James Ruiz crashed his car into two teenage girls in 2011, killing them.

He was out on bond for his 5th DUI at the time.

Ruiz filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking monetary damages.

He claims his friend and the restaurants caused him emotional distress, because he lost his "liberty and enjoyment of life" after he went out drinking.
Repeat drunk driver sues friend, restaurants
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