Arrest made in North Chicago fatal drag racing incident

March 25, 2013 7:55:00 PM PDT
North Chicago police have arrested a teenager following a fatal drag racing incident.

The accident occurred Friday night on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Route 43.

Investigators say Mario Garcia hit 17-year-old Jose Luke Pimentel as he was crossing the street and then fled the scene.

Garcia has been charged with reckless homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

Preliminary tests show drugs and alcohol were not factors in the accident.


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