A New York appeals court has thrown out a $10 million suit against a convenience store where a man bought a 12-pack of beer just six minutes before killing himself and another driver in a high-speed collision.

In 2005, Joseph D. Kaufman’s parents brought an action against the Quickway in Franklin, N.Y., claiming in their complaint that the store knowingly allowed a “visibly intoxicated” Earl Beers, 38, to purchase a 12-pack of Genesee.

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