(NEWSER) – A woman may have to pay up for urging a friend to zoom past the speed limit. A federal appeals court in San Diego has ruled that the female passenger will have to face a jury over the fatal accident that resulted, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
The case goes back to 2009, when Hayley Meyer admitted encouraging friend Brandon Coleman to speed down a road in Riverside County because the dips were fun. Coleman lost control and smashed into a parked SUV at about 70mph, killing a father who was putting his child into a car seat. The speed limit was 25mph.
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