Two Indicted In Drag Racing Death

(Memphis) Two men have been indicted after a man was killed while they were drag racing.

Ontario Brown, 22, and Christopher Loftis, 20, are charged with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment committed with a deadly weapon, a felony that carries 1 to 6 years in prison.

Prosecutors say the men were drag racing on Air Park south of Winchester and New Getwell around 1 a.m. April 14, 2013.

Jessie Allen Moore, 20, was killed when his car was hit broadside by Brown and then was sideswiped by the vehicle driven by Loftis.

Memphis Police say Moore had just finished a race in his Honda Civic and was turning around when he was hit.

18 comments

  • Some Body

    Where are the parents while he’s out street racing the hopped up civic? Herein lies 3 of the problems; Parents, Street Racing and a Civic.

    • Someone.

      Where are the parents? He was 20 years old. He was an adult, he could make whatever choices he wanted to. They could have been excellent parents, and he still could make the wrong choice. It doesn’t always go back to bad parenting. I had excellent parents and my brother still went through a bonehead phase where he thought streetracing was cool, thankfully he grew out of it without ever hurting anyone.

  • White Kracker

    We use to race there and other places. It’s amazing how when something happens it’s always who can we arrest. Don’t you think the guys are being punished enough now. This will be on there Heart for the rest of their life. Prayers out to to boys family.

    • joanie

      They were ALL so young just out to have a good time. Unfortunately it was all an accident and it cost a young man his life. No one set out to hurt or kill anyone. So many lives affected by this. stop and think what the consequences could be. .

  • Erick

    They need to open up the track more often and quit trying to find someone to blame. Street racing is something that will never go away unless we give them an environment where they can do what they do off the streets in a supervised track especially when there’s a large group of people who do this in this city. I’m sorry for the parents of the decease but he was doing something he enjoyed and a reckless driver trying to show off hit him but in a supervised track that could’ve been avoided

    • Freedomwasawesome

      Apply real consequences and it will go away. If you knew you would go to prison for 5 years if convicted for street racing and if someone is killed in the process you get life. It will go away

  • Krista Renee

    R.i.p Jessie. You were an amazing guy and you are missed by many && justive wont bring you back but those guys are paying for what they did.
    Fly high!

  • Tyenisha Parker

    Wow, I can’t believe somebody actually said “they’re paying for what they did” EVERY ACTION HAS A CONSEQUENCE UNFORTUNATELY HIS CONSEQUENCE ENDED IN DEATH .. SORRY FOR THE LOSS BUT HE WAS 20 HE KNEW WHAT HE GOT HIMSELF INTO & TAKIN AWAY OTHERS FREEDOM ISNT GOING TO BRING HIM BACK. HE IS AT FAULT JUST THE SAME AS THE OTHERS DONT EXEMPT HIM BECAUSE HE’S DEAD! ONE DECISION CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE SO MAKE THE BEST DECISIONS WHILE YOU CAN

  • Wake Up

    Dear God, ask three were drag racing. If they hit an innocent person it would be another thing but homicide?

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