August 29, 2014 2:53 pm

Boy, 16, and 22-year-old man charged in fatal street racing incident

A 16-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man are facing charges in a fatal street racing incident

Jeremy Cohn / Global News

TORONTO – A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are facing street racing charges in connection with a crash in Toronto that killed a teenage cyclist.

Police allege a Honda Civic and BMW sedan were racing in the city’s northeast (at Sheppard Avenue East near Neilson Road) on Aug. 1 when the BMV struck a 17-year-old boy riding a bike.

Johan Vaz, 22, of Toronto, is charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified under youth justice laws, has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

Both schedule to appear in court in late October.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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