Teen charged in drag racing death of Waukegan student

A teenager from Waukegan has been charged in an apparent drag racing  accident that killed another teen.

18-year-old Mario Garcia has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated street racing.

His car hit 17-year-old Jose Pimentel on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, just east of Waukegan Road, on Friday night.

Pimentel died at the scene.

Garcia is being held on $200,000 bond.

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