A Madison Heights man was formally charged Wednesday with second-degree murder plus a second felony after a drag race in Warren resulted in the death of a year-old woman. Mikel Waled Maty, 24, also faces one count of reckless driving causing death — which is punishable by up to 15 years in prison upon conviction — and misdemeanor drag racing. Second-degree murder is punishable by up to life in prison.
It will likely go down in history as the most freakish, nightmarish accident in drag-racing history. One top drag-racing official with 40 years' experience told the media he'd never seen or heard of anything like it. On the first Saturday in April, Michelle "Shelly" Howard, a year-old registered nurse and mother of three who had been drag-racing for 27 years, took her Top Alcohol Dragster for a 10 p.
Two people died and six were injured in Brookville, Queens, on Sunday night when a sports car that the police said was drag-racing went out of control, hurtled across a low concrete divider and collided with a van carrying four people, including a toddler. Both cars burst into flames. The driver of the sports car, identified by the police as Carl Ross, 33, from Keasbey, N.
Katarina Moller pictured24, was making her first run in a jet dragster when she crashed Thursday night. Katarina 'Kat' Moller, 24, was making her first run of an exhibition event in a jet dragster when she crashed at the Sebring International Raceway on Thursday night. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the district's medical examiner has not issued a final autopsy report, but a preliminary investigation 'determined that a piece of debris impacted Moller's helmet, which is what caused her death'. As it crossed the center line during the run, the dragster struck a timing device located between lanes at the drag racing finish line.
According to the Dallas Police Department, the crash happened just after p. While they were racing, a black Chevy Impala was turning left from the westbound lanes of Lake June Rd. The passenger sitting in the front seat was also taken to a hospital in critical condition.
Racer Katarina "Kat" Moller, 24, died from injuries sustained in a jet dragster crash at Sebring International Raceway Thursday night, reports Autoweek. Moller was a well-liked short track and drag racer, and this was her fifth season racing with the Larsen Motorsports drag racing team. Moller's jet dragster, which is capable of speeds exceeding miles per hour, was there to make exhibition runs during Sebring's drag night this week.
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Dave Wilson says Sue Zimmer was looking forward to the drag race when she headed southwest to Arizona to visit her son and his wife. Wilson says Sue was also a frequent face at the races in Rice Lake and a wonderful receptionist and chair-side assistant at Wilson Dental. We'll miss her a lot.