Injured in crash, man focuses on helping others
During the morning of Sept. 4, 1982, the weekend before he was to start college on a scholarship, Mike Heikes landed an apartment, and he and a friend decided to go out and celebrate "our new freedom."
They had timed themselves driving in his car from where he lived into town. This time around, they were in his friend's car, trying to beat that time. Heikes was the passenger.
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