Gavin Simcoe hadn't planned on nearly killing himself. He was just with a couple of buddies that night of September 25. But street racing came up. There was trash talking about whose car was faster.
"I said, 'I think mine can beat yours,' " Simcoe says. His friends agreed, "let's go out and do it then."
They chose a straight two-lane road. It had hills, something Simcoe needed for a running start because first gear in his 1993 Honda Civic EX didn't work. Read full article »
CNN's Rachel Barth contributed to this report