Milestones Oct. 1, 2007

DIED

THE SCION OF A CAR-racing family and the first Brit to win the World Rally Championship road race, Colin McRae was famous for his ability to walk away from peril. Aggressive and flamboyant, he was dubbed "McCrash" for his rolls, wrecks and wins in such competitions as the X Games, the Paris-to-Dakar rally and the Race of Champions. But there were no survivors last weekend when the helicopter that McRae was piloting crashed near his home in Lanark, Scotland. McRae, his son Johnny, 5, and two others died in the blaze. McRae was 39.

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