Gracie Eaves is dealing with a number of prices, together with involuntary manslaughter and assault with a lethal weapon.
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — North Carolina state troopers have arrested a second particular person in reference to a street racing crash that killed a 6-year-old boy in Gaston County final month.
Gracie Eaves is dealing with a number of prices for her alleged position in a road race that led to the crash that killed Liam Lagunas on June 26. Eaves was charged with involuntary manslaughter, assault with a lethal weapon with intent to severe damage, reckless driving, velocity competitors and felony hit and run leading to severe damage or dying.
Earlier this month, troopers arrested 46-year-old Donnie Ray Cobb. He was charged with second-degree homicide, assault with a lethal weapon, reckless driving, DWI and velocity competitors. He was given a $1 million bond throughout a court docket look.
Freeway Patrol mentioned witnesses instructed investigators that Cobb and Eaves were speeding in excess of 90 mph earlier than the crash.
Patricia Hope was driving behind the Lagunas’ automotive, and he or she known as 911 after witnessing the crash.
“I am simply glad they lastly acquired one thing completed about it as a result of I do not suppose the little boy wanted to die in useless,” Hope mentioned.
Liam Lagunas’ dad and mom, Brandi Birrittier and Santiago Lagunas, got here to court docket to observe the listening to.
“He was anxious about his accidents and never [Santiago’s] or my son’s [injuries] in order that reveals you the form of particular person he’s,” Birrittier mentioned. “The justice system has to battle for my child, and they’ll.”
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