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.

Global News

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