Man charged in deadly collision 15 months after accidentGREEN COVE SPRINGS – A man was charged with vehicular homicide on Nov. 10 – nearly 15 months after a Keystone Heights man was …
Man charged in deadly collision 15 months after accident
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – A man was charged with vehicular homicide on Nov. 10 – nearly 15 months after a Keystone Heights man was killed at the intersection of State Roads 21 and 16.
Dustin Cartwright Johnson, 23, is accused of running the red light while driving westbound on S.R. 16 and slamming into the side of an SUV driven by Robert Dean Brown, 59, of Keystone Heights while he was driving southbound on S.R. 21. The Florida Highway Patrol reported Johnson was traveling 45 mph when he hit Brown’s vehicle in the driver’s door on Aug. 1, 2021.
Johnson also was charged with running the redlight and not wearing his seatbelt. He also was arrested on Sept. 2 for driving on a suspended license.
After being released on his recognizance, Johnson is scheduled to be in court on Dec. 2.
Callahan man back in jail after being arrested for DUI
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – A Callahan man who was convicted of vehicular homicide in 2018 is back behind bars after being arrested five months ago in Fernandina Beach for driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Patrick Shawn Stone, 36, was returned to the Clay County Jail for violating terms of his probation, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. He is being held without bond.
Stone was found guilty of trying to pass a car on Nolan Road near Brangus Road in Clay Hil on May 24, 2016. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stone was driving 78 mph in a 40 mph zone when he tried to pass a friend as a “joke.” A car coming in the other direction made a left onto Brangus Road and Stone hit the car in the passenger door. Robert L. Hanson died at the scene, FHP said.
Stone was found guilty on June 18, 2018, and ordered to spend 10 months in the Clay County Jail, followed by 10 years of probation. He also had his license revoked for five years and was ordered not to break any laws.