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Marcelo Flores, 20, killed, and Ciro Manuel Treviño, 20, and Rene Raul Ramirez, 21, charged after collision at 10th Street and Sprague Road in McAllen, Texas
Family of the 20-year-old said he was killed after the vehicle he was traveling in was struck by a truck head on.
Flores' father, who declined to comment on camera, said his son was spending time with his friend, who had bought a vehicle prior to the fatal crash.
Ramirez, who was charged nearly a month later on Feb. 1, admitted to McAllen Police investigators that he and Treviño were racing and had been speeding in excess of 100 mph when they approached the intersection of 10th and Sprague, according to the criminal complaint.