"My son could be here today. It didn't need to happen," said
Three years later, Gregston said she is still tortured by constant reminders of her loss.
"I have a lot of different triggers. It could be a song on the radio, it could be a preview to a new movie, and I think, 'Oh, I should call Scott and make sure we go to this.' It's so many different things," Gregston said Friday. "I could be shopping, and it could be a shirt that makes me think, 'Oh, Scott would love this - oh, wait.'"
While Gregston said she no longer cries all the time, she does at least once a day.
"My shower is my alone time," she said. "When I close that bathroom door, my husband knows to just leave me alone."
Gregston, who has lived in
"He could be skateboarding one day, and he could be riding a bull the next day," she said.
But he was also a person who lived to love those around him.
At her son's funeral, Gregston said she was stunned by the number and diversity of those who attended. Despite their differing backgrounds, the crowd had one thing in common. They had all been touched by her son's generosity and compassion.
"Scott talked people out of suicide. Scott helped people get jobs. There's a couple that got married because Scott introduced them," she said. "This kid was amazing."
So, when Gregston learned from a family member in August that
"It's a tough call," said Davidson.
Some witnesses of the crash said the other driver caused the wreck by initially crossing into Frasier's lane of traffic, said Frasier's attorney,
Davidson also said investigators' mistakes further complicated prosecution.
"I've got too much evidence on both sides, and I can't prove beyond a reasonable doubt what happened," the district attorney said.
But Gregston said she isn't satisfied with that explanation. If there is evidence on both sides, then both drivers should be brought to trial, she said.
In fact, the mother said she has started coordinating and communicating with the families of other victims who also claim Davidson failed them. Gregston said she has asked the
Gregston said she is sickened by that failure to provide justice.
"It's his job to bring justice, and instead he swept it under the rug," she said.
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