Nicole Griswell

 

Age: 18

 

Summary: part-time babysitter who had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition from injuries received in a deadly June 16 drag racing accident that killed at least five young bystanders including her 15-year-old sister Raven Griswell and also injured more than 20 others after a race car driven by Australian professional drag racer Troy Warren Critchley went out of control and careened into a crowd of spectators at the annual Cars for Kids charity event outside Memphis, Tennessee when the accident occurred, in which the highway patrol said there was no guardrail in the section of roadway when the dragster performing a burnout (spinning the tires so they heat up and produce thick white smoke) lost control and plunged down the street into the crowd during the three-day exhibition parade.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered in a dragster accident

 

Born: August 20, 1988

 

Died: June 17, 2007

 

Location: Memphis, Tennessee